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FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Wakulla County

Release date: 
January 9, 2019
Release Number: 
R4-DR-4399-FL FS 021 – WAKULLA COUNTY

As of January 4, unless otherwise noted

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Wakulla County residents have received more than $11.46 million in total federal funds:

 More than $1.33 million in federal grants have gone to almost 335 homeowners and renters.

 More than 231 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $6 million in claims have been paid.

 More than $4 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for 83 homeowners and renters and five businesses.

Housing Assistance:

 Almost $837,600 has been approved for basic housing repairs for 178 homeowners.

 More than 808 home inspections have been issued and 99.8 percent completed.

 Through Disaster Survivor Assistance teams more than 4,551 survivors were connected with other recovery partners for needs beyond what FEMA can assist with.

171 homeowners and renters are approved for rental assistance.

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has installed six blue roofs in Wakulla County representing six families who are able to live in their homes while they make permanent repairs.

Debris Removal:

 Approximately 33,530 cubic yards of debris has been removed in Wakulla County.

Outreach to Survivors:

 The disaster recovery center at the Community One Stop in Crawfordville opened Oct. 20 and closed on Dec. 5 after assisting more than 964 visitors.

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Last Updated: 
January 9, 2019 - 13:02