President Obama declares a state of emergency for Louisiana flooding
WASHINGTON D.C. - The President declared a state of emergency for Louisiana, Friday.
He ordered federal aid to supplement response efforts in areas affected by flooding from December 28, 2015 to February 1, 2016.
This action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate all disaster relief efforts in the area.
Specifically, FEMA will be able to identify, mobilize, and provide equipment and resources to help people affected by the emergency.
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