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2019-09-13 19:49 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – Miami-Dade County will receive a nearly $1.3 million federal grant to plan for installing back-up generators and other protective measures at 10 sewer pumping stations that will keep the system operating during a power outage or other emergency.

2019-09-11 20:04 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – Monroe County will receive $2,853,015.07 in grants through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of debris removal in response to Hurricane Irma.On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA-4337-DR-FL declared for Hurricane Irma, resulting in the additional $2.8 million awards for two debris removal projects.

2019-09-11 12:05 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – Punta Gorda will receive a $4,249,501.05 grant through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of responding to Hurricane Irma.On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA DR4337-FL declared for Hurricane Irma. The $4.2 million represents an additional 15 percent for the city-wide seawall project, previously awarded at 75 percent of eligible costs.

2019-09-11 12:03 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – The Town of Palm Beach will receive a $2,869,116.56 grant through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of repairing beaches damaged by Hurricane Irma.

2019-09-11 12:01 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – Palm Beach County will receive a $3,445,312.05 grant through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of repairing beaches damaged by Hurricane Irma.On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA DR4337-FL declared for Hurricane Irma. The $2.8 million represents an additional 15 percent for the cost of replacing some 1.4 million cubic yards of sand at Juno Beach, previously awarded at 75 percent of eligible costs.

2019-09-10 19:56 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – Glades Electric Cooperative will receive a $1,140,420.86 grant through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of responding to Hurricane Irma.On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA DR4337-FL declared for Hurricane Irma. The $1.1 million represents an additional 15 percent for permanent work on their electrical grid, previously awarded at 75 percent of eligible costs.

2019-09-10 19:53 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – Clay Electric Cooperative will receive a $2,313,212.67 grant through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of responding to Hurricane Irma.On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA DR4337-FL declared for Hurricane Irma. The $2.3 million represents an additional 15 percent for permanent work on their electrical grid, previously awarded at 75 percent of eligible costs.

2019-09-10 19:48 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – Two years after Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage throughout the Florida peninsula, FEMA staff in Florida and their state, local, and non-profit partners continue to help Floridians in their recovery. To date, more than $4.6 billion in federal funds have been obligated.The recovery includes such milestones as:

2019-09-10 19:45 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – The Florida Division of Emergency Management will receive a $5,606,932.20 grant through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of emergency protective measures while responding to Hurricane Irma.On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA DR4337-FL declared for Hurricane Irma. The $5.6 million represents an additional 15 percent for the project, previously awarded at 75 percent of eligible costs.

2019-09-10 19:43 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – The Town of Jupiter Island will receive a $1,027,446.60 grant through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of rebuilding town beaches damaged by Hurricane Irma.On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA DR4337-FL declared for Hurricane Irma. The $1 million represents an additional 15 percent for the cost of replacing 425,871 cubic yards of sand on Jupiter Island beaches, previously awarded at 75 percent of eligible costs.