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Ige extends flood emergency relief period

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has signed a fourth emergency proclamation for the County of Kaua‘i, which suffered extensive damage to public property caused by heavy rains and flooding on March 27 and 28 this year.

The County of Kaua‘i continues repair work, restoration, reconstruction, improvement and performance of other work on various properties, including roadways, bridges and infrastructure, to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people of Kaua‘i.

The emergency declaration aims to provide relief for disaster damage, losses and suffering. It also implements emergency-management functions as allowed by law, and authorizes the expenditure of state funds as appropriated for the quick and efficient relief of damage and losses resulting from the floods.

The disaster-emergency-relief period continues through Dec. 17, 2020.
Source: The Garden Island

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