The president's assistance is for the counties of
"Due to extreme weather and flooding,
An emergency declaration supplements state and local government efforts for required emergency measures to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe through direct federal assistance for emergency protective measures.
Listed in the request submitted by Kelly were 46
The request was made under the provisions of Section 401 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. ** 5121-5208 (Stafford Act), and implemented by 44 CFR * 206.35.