Original title: For the first time in history! All 50 states in the United States entered a “major catastrophe state”.
US President Trump approved Wyoming as a “major disaster state” for the new crown epidemic on the 11th. This means that all 50 U.S. states, the capital Washington, DC, and the US Virgin Islands and North Mali The four overseas territories of the Yana Islands, Guam and Puerto Rico have all entered a “catastrophic state”, the first time in American history.
When a disaster exceeds the state and local government’s ability to respond and long-term assistance is required, the federal government is usually required to approve a “significant disaster state”, and the US president has the right to approve or reject it. Approved as a “major disaster state” will receive assistance from the federal government, local governments can exercise emergency powers to maintain life, property and public health after the disaster. (CCTV reporter Wang Fengzhi)