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2019-07-17 18:20 - News Release

Officials Tout NFIP Coverage as First Line of Defense Against FloodingOrlando, Fla. – Nearly two years after Hurricane Irma struck Florida, FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has paid more than $1 billion towards 21,949 flood insurance claims by policyholders whose properties were flooded during the historic storm.

2019-07-17 17:55 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $2,035,101 for the State of Florida to help the Town of Southwest Ranches defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA funds will reimburse the town for the collection, reduction, disposal and site management of debris within Southwest Ranches between Sept. 18 and Oct. 17, 2017 following the September 2017 storm. During that time period, the town’s contractor gathered, hauled away and disposed of 115,110 cubic yards of vegetative debris from public rights of way.

2019-07-11 19:55 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – Nearly two years after historic Hurricane Irma made landfall, carving a destructive path from the Keys to the Georgia state line, federal funding for response and infrastructure repair projects in Florida has topped $1 billion.In total, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance (PA) program has funded more than $1.02 billion in grants to state and local governments and certain non-profits – including houses of worship – recovering from the 2017 hurricane:

2019-07-10 21:08 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $28,308,500 for the State of Florida to help Polk County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-07-10 21:06 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $2,958,716 for the State of Florida to help the City of Marathon defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-07-10 21:05 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $8,676,091 for the State of Florida to help the City of Coral Gables defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-07-10 21:03 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $5,632,525 for the State of Florida to help the City of Cape Coral defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-07-10 21:01 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $4.3 million for the State of Florida to help Highlands County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-07-10 21:00 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,609,849 for the State of Florida to help Osceola County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA funds will reimburse the county for the collection, removal and disposal of debris within Osceola County between Sept. 18 and Oct. 17, 2017 following the September 2017 storm. During that time period, the county’s employees and contractors gathered and hauled away 175,305 cubic yards of vegetative debris from public rights of way.

2019-07-10 20:58 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – FEMA has approved $5,605,565 for the State of Florida to help the City of Plantation defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.