The assistance may include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-interest loans to cover damage caused to uninsured property, and other programs that help individuals and business owners, the White House noted.
U.S. President Joe Biden has ordered federal assistance to be provided to the authorities of the state of New York due to the consequences of Hurricane Ida. The corresponding statement was published on Monday by the White House.
The American leader announced that “a major natural disaster has occurred” on the territory of the state and ordered additional assistance to local authorities in carrying out restoration work in some counties, as well as areas of New York City affected by the disaster. “Assistance may include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-interest loans to cover damage caused to uninsured property, and other programs that help individuals and business owners recover from the consequences of a natural disaster,” the White House noted.
On September 5, the head of state ordered to provide additional federal assistance to the authorities of the state of New Jersey due to the consequences of the hurricane. The president will travel on Tuesday to the New York City borough of Queens and the city of Manville (New Jersey), which were affected by the natural disaster.
According to the latest data, due to bad weather and floods caused by Hurricane Ida, dozens of people were killed in New York and New Jersey.