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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.

2018-09-05 15:01 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved more than $1 million for the city of Jacksonville Beach to help with Hurricane Irma-related expenses.Hurricane Irma’s strong winds and heavy rains brought down trees and tree limbs through the city. FEMA funds will reimburse the city for the cost of removing 72 hazardous leaning trees, 2,599 tree limbs and removing debris. In all, the city collected more than 76 thousand cubic yards of vegetative debris and 3,813 cubic yards of construction and demolition debris.

2018-08-29 13:55 - News Release

ATTENTION EDITORS: This story contains links to several videos illustrating Hurricane Irma response and recovery efforts. The videos are available for use by media. Broadcast-quality versions of the videos may be downloaded. FEMA’s video website also offers code for web editors to embed any of the videos on news media or local government websites.Volunteers

2018-08-27 14:05 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,165,485 for the city of West Palm Beach to help with Hurricane Irma-related expenses. FEMA funds will reimburse the city for emergency protective measures taken before, during and after Hurricane Irma. These emergency measures included providing meals and equipment for first responders, clearing roads within West Palm Beach, and emergency debris clearing. 

2018-08-23 15:47 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – In the 12 months since Hurricane Irma smashed into Florida, almost

2018-08-23 15:41 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $2,737,286 for Monroe County Sheriff’s Department to help with Hurricane Irma-related expenses. FEMA funds will reimburse the department for emergency protective measures such as sandbagging, increased patrolling, evacuating, initial clearing of debris from roadways and emergency rescue after the September, 2017 hurricane. 

2018-08-23 15:37 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla – Florida’s recovery has moved forward one year after Hurricane Irma slogged through the state. About 777,000 households received FEMA Individual Assistance; FEMA’s Public Assistance program was made available in all 67 counties—as was the Hazard Mitigation grants program under the September 10, 2017 major disaster declaration.