(FOX NEWS) – President Biden tweeted Thursday that he had spoken with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and that his administration was “continuing to take swift action to help the families of Florida.”
“Overnight, I made a major disaster declaration to expedite Federal aid to supplement recovery efforts. I want the people of Florida to know that we will be here at every step of the way,” he said.
In a release, FEMA said it continues to monitor Tropical Storm Ian’s path, as a second landfall could happen on the coast of Georgia and South Carolina.
Administrator Deanne Criswell is set to brief President Biden on federal response efforts at FEMA’s National Response Coordination Center.
Criswell is traveling to Florida on Friday to meet with officials and survey damage from the storm.
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