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Region IV

Preliminary Digital Flood Hazard Maps for Collier County Are Ready for Public Viewing

ATLANTA - Residents and property owners in coastal areas of Collier County can view new draft preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) at three upcoming public open houses on March 2-3.

FIRMs show the potential extent and risks of flooding. They will be used to determine flood insurance premiums and building requirements.

FEMA Region IV Seeks Youth Leaders for National Youth Preparedness Council

ATLANTA – Youth from communities across the Southeast are encouraged to apply for FEMA’s national Youth Preparedness Council. The Council provides an opportunity for young leaders to share their perspectives, feedback, and opinions related to preparedness, and grow their leadership skills while supporting the resilience of their communities.

Lynn Haven approved for $7.3 million to reimburse debris removal costs

PANAMA CITY, Fla. FEMA has approved $7,284,609 for the state of Florida to reimburse the city of Lynn Haven for debris removal costs following Hurricane Michael. Disaster-generated debris posed a threat to public health, safety, natural resources and tourism.

 

Additional $3.1 million approved for Blountstown

PANAMA CITY, Fla. FEMA has approved two projects ($1,106,063 and $1,955,261) for a total of $3,061,324 for the state of Florida to reimburse the city of Blountstown for recovery expenses following Hurricane Michael.

 

The city is receiving $1,106,063 for public utilities costs including repairs to gas and water utilities, as well as restoration of electrical services citywide.

Mexico Beach approved for $3.6 million

PANAMA CITY, Fla. FEMA has approved an additional $3,566,397 for the state of Florida to reimburse the city of Mexico Beach for the cost of emergency protective measures taken after Hurricane Michael.

 

This grant reimburses the city for repairs to an emergency beach berm following the October 2018 storm, including replacing sand, installing fencing, planting vegetation and building beach access walkways.

Additional $12.8 million approved for Leon County Hurricane Michael expenses

PANAMA CITY, Fla. FEMA has approved two projects ($7,859,538 and $4,928,975) for a total of $12,788,513 for the state of Florida to reimburse Leon County for debris removal costs following Hurricane Michael. Disaster-generated debris posed a threat to public health, safety, natural resources and tourism.

 

Additional $2.4 million approved for electric cooperative

PANAMA CITY, Fla. FEMA has approved an additional $2,445,197 for the state of Florida to reimburse Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc. for the cost of emergency protective measures taken after Hurricane Michael.

 

Marianna approved for additional $1.3 million for hurricane recovery

PANAMA CITY, Fla. FEMA has approved an additional $1,339,095 for the state of Florida to reimburse the city of Marianna for the cost of emergency protective measures taken after Hurricane Michael.

 

This grant reimburses the city for response and recovery efforts, such as search and rescue, providing security and barricades, and safety procedures following the October 2018 storm.

Jackson County approved for additional $2.5 million for hurricane recovery

PANAMA CITY, Fla. FEMA has approved an additional $2,475,836 for the state of Florida to reimburse Jackson County for the cost of emergency protective measures taken after Hurricane Michael.

 

This grant reimburses the county for response and recovery efforts, such as search and rescue, evacuation and sheltering, and installing emergency road signs within the county following the October 2018 storm.

FEMA approves $1 million for Tallahassee Community College building repairs

PANAMA CITY, Fla. FEMA has approved more than $1 million for the state of Florida to reimburse Tallahassee Community College for the cost of building repairs.

 

This grant reimburses the school for repairs to the Florida Public Safety Institute’s roof that was damaged by high winds from Hurricane Michael.