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2019-01-07 18:47 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,503,937.09 to Talquin Electric Cooperative for electric power association for restoration of power to members in Gadsden, Leon, Liberty and Wakulla counties as a direct result of Hurricane Irma.

2018-12-20 18:15 - News Release

Tallahassee, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,024,893.56 for Florida to reimburse the City of Mount Dora for Hurricane Irma-related expenses. These funds will defray the costs of road and bridge repairs at the Dogwood Mountain Reserve. Reimbursement of these costs are provided through FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) Program. 

2018-12-11 17:15 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $10,760,414.16 to reimburse the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs for Hurricane Irma-related expenses. These funds will defray the costs of the department’s emergency protective measures taken for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2018-09-27 11:35 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,004,542 for the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office to help cover Hurricane Irma-related expenses. FEMA funds will reimburse the sheriff’s office for emergency response and protective measures taken during the 2017 storm. These activities included security for protection of life and safety of

2018-09-27 11:34 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $20,435,800 for the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County help with Hurricane Irma-related expenses. FEMA funds will reimburse the authority for the collection, reduction, disposal and site management of debris within Palm Beach County following the September 2017 storm. 

2018-09-27 11:28 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $7,604,139 for Volusia County to help cover Hurricane Irma- related expenses. FEMA funds will reimburse the county for debris removal costs following the September 2017 hurricane. The storm deposited nearly 500,000 cubic yards of debris throughout the county on public property that was removed and transported to debris disposal sites. 

2018-09-13 15:26 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $2,149,809 to help Miami Springs with Hurricane Irma-related expenses.The September 2017 storm deposited thousands of cubic yards of vegetative and other debris along public rights of way throughout the Miami Springs-based Country Club Estates, posing a threat to public safety.

2018-09-10 17:42 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $6,086,845 for the City of Miami to help with Hurricane Irma-related expenses.FEMA funds will reimburse the city for emergency protective measures taken by the Miami Police Department such as increased patrolling and traffic directing for mandatory evacuations. Funds will also reimburse expenses for the rental of traffic cones, barricades and safety equipment that 1,600 officers used to protect life and property after the September 2017 hurricane.

2018-09-05 15:34 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – In the days after Hurricane Irma’s landfall, multiple federal agencies came to Florida to assist residents, assess damage and help rebuild a stronger, more resilient Sunshine State. Working under the National Disaster Recovery Framework, teams of experts from FEMA and other federal agencies formed the Interagency Recovery Coordination group.

2018-09-05 15:13 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $3,634,258 for St. Johns County to help cover Hurricane Irma-related expenses.FEMA funds will reimburse St. Johns County for debris removal costs following the September, 2017 hurricane. The storm deposited about 215,000 cubic yards of debris throughout the county on public property that was removed and transported to debris disposal sites.