It is one of his last actions before he began his coronavirus treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
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The President declared that a major disaster exists in the State of New York.
The declaration makes federal funding available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by Tropical Storm Isaias Nassau and Suffolk counties.
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Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.
Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the State and warranted by the results of further damage assessments.
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