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FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Holmes County

Release date: 
December 11, 2018
Release Number: 
R4-DR-4399-FL FS 018 – HOLMES COUNTY

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Holmes County residents have received

more than $1 million in total federal funds:*

 More than $365 million in federal grants have gone to almost 175 homeowners and renters.

 More than $772,800 in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been

approved for 34 homeowners and renters and two businesses.

Housing Assistance:

 More than $219.5 million has been approved for basic housing repairs for 102 homeowners.

 More than 700 home inspections have been issued and more than 98 percent completed.

 Disaster Survivor Assistance teams have conducted outreach with 631 home visits helping with

registration, answering questions, providing case updates and making referrals to other recovery

partners for needs beyond what FEMA can assist with.

60 homeowners and renters approved for rental assistance.

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has installed 18 blue roofs in Holmes County representing 18

families who can live in their homes while they make permanent repairs.

Outreach to Survivors:

 The disaster recovery center at the Holmes County Agricultural Center opened on Oct. 23 and

has assisted more than 659 visitors.

* The numbers in this report are as of close of business Nov. 30, 2018 unless otherwise noted.

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Last Updated: 
December 11, 2018 - 16:19