FEMA

Baltimore City not yet approved for FEMA flood assistance

Baltimore City not yet approved for FEMA flood assistance

Baltimore was left out of an initial round of federal funding approved for parts of Maryland to rebuild roads, bridges and other infrastructure after floods ravaged the region in May.

President Donald J. Trump approved a disaster declaration in Maryland on Monday after late-May storms and flooding. Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Howard County requested federal assistance to support recovery efforts, and Trump approved help for Baltimore and Howard counties.

But Baltimore’s application for federal assistance is still pending, and state and city officials are waiting to hear whether the Federal Emergency Management Agency needs further proof of destruction in the city....

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