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The funds reimburse the district for the cost of inspections and emergency repairs to 42 buildings throughout the system, as well as water remediation to those facilities after the storm. Previously, FEMA awarded $355,464 for these costs.
These grants are funded by FEMA’s Public Assistance program, an essential source of funding for communities recovering from a federally declared disaster or emergency. The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) works with FEMA during all phases of the program and reviews projects prior to FEMA final approval.
The funds will reimburse the hospital for the cost of rebuilding the structure in Blountstown and hardening it to mitigate damage from future storms.
Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, caused more than 130 deaths in the Caribbean and the U.S. and more than $77 billion in damages.
Mexico Beach is receiving $1,775,746 reimbursement for repairs to the bridge at the Salt Creek Crossing, which provides access to the city marina, and strengthening the structure to reduce damage from future storms.
Between Oct. 10, 2018 and Nov. 24, 2018 workers removed 2,349,740 cubic yards of vegetative debris and 109,437 cubic yards of construction and demolition debris.
The funds will reimburse FDOT for debris cleanup activities throughout Holmes County. Work completed includes collection and disposal of 56,797 cubic yards of vegetative debris. Crews also removed 3,316 hanging limbs and 209 damaged leaning trees that posed a threat to public health and safety.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sending $11.8 million to Lee County to help the area recover from Hurricane Irma.
More than two years after Hurricane Irma hit the Sunshine State, Florida continues to get help from the federal government to deal with its aftermath.
The funds come from FEMA’s Public Assistance program. Seminole County will receive almost $14.5 million while Orlando will get $3 million.