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FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance – Wakulla County

Release date: 
October 18, 2019
Release Number: 
R4 DR-4399-FL FS 059 – WAKULLA COUNTY

As of Oct. 15, unless otherwise noted

 

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Wakulla County residents, local governments and private non-profits have received about $14.3 million in total federal funds:

  • 344 homeowners and renters have been approved for more than $1.4 million in federal grants through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.
  • As of Sept. 17, 233 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $8.2 million in claims have been paid.
  • As of Oct. 1, nearly $4.4 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for 91 homeowners and renters and nine businesses.
  • FEMA has provided nearly $259,000 to the state to help local governments and private non-profits in Wakulla County with Hurricane Michael-related expenses.

Housing Assistance:

  • 182 homeowners have been approved for basic housing repairs.
  • 175 homeowners and renters have been approved for rental assistance.
  • 112 survivors have not provided FEMA with the necessary information from their insurance settlements to complete their disaster assistance registration.

Public Assistance:

  • As part of the $259,000 provided to date to help local governments and private non-profits:
    • Nearly $178,000 was reimbursement for emergency protective measures.

 

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Last Updated: 
October 18, 2019 - 11:02