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2019-11-14 13:19 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – Collier County will receive a $3 million federal grant to install back-up generators at wastewater pumping stations to help them remain operational during severe storms.

2019-11-01 12:20 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,278,662 for the State of Florida to help Monroe County defray the costs of responding to Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-10-25 17:32 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,426,112 for the State of Florida to help Baptist Health South Florida defray the costs of responding to Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-10-25 17:30 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $2,933,281 for the State of Florida to help the Jacksonville Electric Authority defray the costs of responding to Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA funds will reimburse JEA for emergency measures enacted between Sept. 4 and Oct. 3, 2017. During that time period, JEA and contractors provided emergency pumping for wastewater lift stations, power restoration and repair, emergency generator placement and monitoring and emergency lighting throughout JEA’s service area.

2019-10-25 17:22 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. - FEMA has approved $33,583,976 for the State of Florida to help numerous south Florida communities defray the costs of responding to, cleaning up from, and repairing damage from Hurricane Irma under FEMA's Public Assistance Program.The grants consist of:

2019-10-25 17:12 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. - FEMA has approved $5,943,502 for the State of Florida to help numerous central Florida communities defray the costs of responding to and cleaning up from Hurricane Irma under FEMA's Public Assistance Program.The grants consist of:

2019-10-25 17:09 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $13,581,542 for the State of Florida to help the South Florida Water Management District defray the costs of responding to and cleaning up from Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.The grants consist of:

2019-10-25 17:03 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $2,491,349 for the State of Florida to help Manatee County defray the costs of responding to Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.The grants consist of:

2019-10-25 16:57 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $3,012,908 for the State of Florida to help the Lee County School District defray the costs of responding to Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-10-17 19:58 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved two projects totaling $5,573,626 for the State of Florida to help the City of Tampa defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA funds will reimburse the city for the collection, reduction, and disposal of debris throughout the City of Tampa between Sept. 18 and Dec. 2, 2017. During that time period, city workers and contractors gathered and hauled away 289,109 cubic yards of vegetative debris from roads and public property for landfill disposal.