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FEMA adjudica a la ciudad de Lynn Haven casi $5 millones para solventar los gastos del huracán Michael

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. FEMA ha aprobado $4,999,306 para el estado de Florida para ayudar a la ciudad de Lynn Haven con el reembolso de los costos del recogido de escombros después del huracán Michael bajo el Programa de Asistencia Pública de FEMA.

 

Los fondos de FEMA reembolsarán a la ciudad los gastos para cubir la recolección, reducción, eliminación y manejo del sitio de escombros dentro de Parker después de la tormenta de octubre de 2018.

 

FEMA Awards City of Lynn Haven Nearly $5 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. FEMA has approved $4,999,306 to the state of Florida to assist the City of Lynn Haven with reimbursement for the costs of debris removal following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 

FEMA funds will reimburse the city for the collection, reduction, disposal and site management of debris within Lynn Haven following the October 2018 storm.

 

FEMA Awards FDOT Over $11.2 Million for Hurricane Michael Expenses

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. FEMA has approved $11,264,877 to the state of Florida to assist the Florida Department of Transportation with reimbursement for the costs of emergency protective measures following Hurricane Michael under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 

FEMA Approves $1.8 Million for Town of Emerald Isle Debris Removal

DURHAM, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $1.8 million to reimburse the Town of Emerald Isle in Carteret County for debris removal following Hurricane Florence.

Beginning Sept. 21, 2018, the town hired contractors to remove vegetation and other debris from public rights of way throughout the town. The approved funds cover work completed through Dec. 18, 2018.

Buy Flood Insurance Now, Before It’s Too Late

Hurricane Season Begins June 1

DURHAM, N.C. – Hurricane season begins in two weeks. Homeowners, renters and business owners should consider purchasing flood insurance now. It takes 30 days from the date of purchase for a National Flood Insurance Program policy to take effect.

Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States and often does not result in a federal disaster declaration where FEMA offers help. More than 20 percent of flood claims come from areas outside high-risk flood zones.

FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance – Jackson County

As of May 13, unless otherwise noted

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, residents of Jackson County have received more than $63.3 million in total federal funds:

FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Bay County

As of May 13, unless otherwise noted

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Bay County residents have received nearly $661.4 million in federal funds:

Carteret County at a Glance

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Carteret County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $131.3 million in state and federal funds:

• More than $7.9 million in state and federal grants have gone to 2,416 homeowners and renters.

• As of March 26, 2,451 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $61.4 million in claims have been paid to date.

FEMA Approves $9.5 Million for Electric Cooperative in North Carolina

DURHAM, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $9.5 million to reimburse the Jones-Onslow Electric Membership Corporation in Jacksonville for damage to its electrical system following Hurricane Florence.

The cooperative provides electrical service to Craven, Duplin, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow and Pender counties, which were included in the presidential disaster declaration following Hurricane Florence.

High winds, rain and flooding caused by the hurricane damaged overhead utility poles, lines and transformers in multiple counties.

Fact Sheet: Resources for Hurricane Florence Survivors with Unmet Needs

North Carolinians who still face unmet needs from Hurricane Florence may find help through other state and federal resources. The deadline has passed for survivors to register for disaster assistance from FEMA and to apply for a U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans, but help is still available.

 

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