April 17, 2019
R4-DR-4399-FL FS 048 – JACKSON COUNTY
As of April 15, unless otherwise noted
Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, residents of Jackson County have received more than $62.8 million in total federal funds:
- 6,046 individuals and households have been approved for nearly $12.8 million in federal grants through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.
- 14 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $147,681 in claims have been paid. (As of April 2)
- Nearly $49.9 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for 1,133 homeowners and renters and 71 businesses. (As of April 12)
- More than $7.4 million has been approved for basic housing repairs for 2,032 homeowners.
- 9,005 home inspections have been issued with 100 percent completed.
- 2,241 survivors have not provided FEMA with the necessary information from their insurance settlements to complete their disaster assistance registration.
- Through Disaster Survivor Assistance outreach more than 13,000 survivors were connected with disaster resources and recovery partners for needs beyond what FEMA can provide.
- 2,315 homeowners and renters have been approved for rental assistance.
- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has installed 839 blue roofs in Jackson County, representing 839 families who are able to live in their homes while they make permanent repairs.
- 82 households have been licensed-in in Jackson County under FEMA’s Direct Temporary Housing Assistance program. Working with Florida Division of Emergency Management, Jackson County and Volunteer Florida, debris is being cleared from private and commercial sites.
- More than 7.1 million cubic yards of debris has been removed in Jackson County.
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