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Disaster Declaration for Texas signed by President Trump

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SOUTH TEXAS (KXXV) -

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Governor Greg Abbott's request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration in response to Hurricane Harvey. 

The governor requested the declaration to provide individual assistance, public assistance and hazard mitigation to communities affected by Harvey. 

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday night that he has signed the Disaster Proclamation, "which unleashes the full force of government help!" 

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