RALEIGH, N.C. -- As North Carolina began to emerge from its worst snowstorm in history, people who suffered losses in the tragic hurricanes and floods of 1999 were still applying for and receiving assistance.
Figures released today from the Federal Emergency Management Agency summed up federal and state recovery assistance for Hurricanes Floyd and Irene at a total of $948 million.
Nearly 83,000 people have registered for flood assistance since the FEMA recovery Hotline began taking calls in September. The lines are still open at 1-800-462-9029 or TTY 1-800-462-7585 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The deadline for registration is February 17.
The latest totals for federal/state assistance:
- Small Business Administration (SBA) home loans: $277 million
- SBA business real property and economic loss loans: $122.7 million
- Disaster housing assistance: $70.8 million
- Individual and family grants: $75.2 million
- Missions assigned by FEMA to other federal and state agencies tasked to help in recovery operations: $30 million
- Money approved for local governments and eligible private, nonprofit agencies for repair and restoration of public facilities and other disaster expenses: $211 million
- National Flood Insurance Programs approved: $122.7 million
- Crisis counseling: $868,000
- Disaster unemployment assistance: $4.5 million
- Site preparation and purchase of mobile homes: $33.2
TOTAL: $948 million
County by County Disaster Aid
Jan. 28, 2000
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