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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.

2019-10-17 19:54 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $6,487,958 for the State of Florida to help Broward County communities defray the costs of responding to and cleaning up from Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.The grants consist of:

2019-10-17 17:27 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – Charlotte County will receive nearly $1.3 million in federal grant money to purchase 14 stationary and 10 portable emergency generators to help keep the county sewage system operational during emergencies.The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) has approved $1,253,979 to help fund the installation of backup power generators throughout Charlotte County. These generators will be used to prevent service interruptions at high-flow sewage pumping stations following severe storm events.

2019-10-17 17:22 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – Pinellas County will receive more than $3.9 million in federal grant money to upgrade traffic lights at 16 locations from lights hanging on wires to more wind-resistant ones mounted on metal mast arms.