US President Trump approves Alabama Disaster Declaration

Washington, US President Donald Trump has approved the Alabama Disaster Declaration, stating that a "major disaster exists" in the state.

The White House said in a statement that President Trump "declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Alabama and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes."

It added, "The President's action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in Lee County."

Source: Saudi Press Agency