President Trump approves South Carolina disaster declaration for Hurricane Dorian

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WASHINGTON D.C. (WBTW) – On Monday President Trump approved a federal disaster declaration for South Carolina to assist in recovery after Hurricane Dorian.

According to a press release from the White House, this opens Federal aid to areas in the state affected by Hurricane Dorian. Federal funding will be made available to the state and local governments, including those in Dillon, Georgetown, Horry, and Marion Counties.

Acting FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor named Allan Jarvis as the Federal Coordinating Officer for Federal recovery operations in the affected areas.

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