As of Oct. 15, unless otherwise noted
Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Washington County residents, local governments and private non-profits have received about $13.4 million in total federal funds:
- 823 homeowners and renters have been approved for more than $2.5 million in federal grants through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.
- As of Sept. 17, four flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $172,000 in claims have been paid.
- As of Oct 1, nearly $9.5 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for 297 homeowners and renters and 19 businesses.
- FEMA has provided more than $1.2 million to the state to help local governments and private non-profits in Washington County with Hurricane Michael-related expenses.
- 512 homeowners have been approved for basic housing repairs.
- 331 homeowners and renters have been approved for rental assistance.
- 523 survivors have not provided FEMA with the necessary information from their insurance settlements to complete their disaster assistance registration.
- As part of the $1.2 million provided to date to help local governments and private non-profits:
- More than $717,000 was reimbursement for emergency protective measures.