Biden declares state of emergency in Florida

United States President Joe Biden signed a decree declaring an emergency situation in the state of Florida.

This is stated in the press service of the White House.

The corresponding measures were taken after the collapse of an apartment building in Miami.

“President Joe Biden has declared an emergency in the state of Florida and ordered federal assistance to supplement local and state efforts in response to emergency conditions resulting from a building collapse in Surfside,” the statement said.

Recall that according to the latest data, 99 people are missing as a result of the collapse of the apartment building. Search and rescue efforts continue.