For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 27, 2005
Statement on Extension of Federal Assistance for Texas from Hurricane Rita
The President today amended the major disaster declaration issued on September 24, 2005, for Hurricane Rita for the State of Texas. Under the President's order today, the time period for 100 percent Federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, is extended for a total of 34 days, through and including October 27, 2005.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FEMA (202) 646-4600.
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