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The program, administered by DEO, allows local governments to increase the resiliency of critical facilities that serve a public safety purpose for local communities.
The CDBG-CV program is designed to help local governments prepare, prevent, and respond to the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 with the governor’s office noting that $92 million is available.
DeSantis will send $46.9 million in Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds which will be handled by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida program.
The funds have been awarded through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Infrastructure Repair Program.
Ron DeSantis: Almost $20 Million Awarded Through DEO’s Rebuild Florida General Planning Support Program
The program, administered by DEO, provides funding for communities and organizations to develop or enhance state, regional, or local plans which will enable the state of Florida to withstand future disasters.
Florida lost 1,178,100 jobs from February to April but has seen almost 695,000 of them gained back.
Ron DeSantis: Additional $28 Million in Disaster Relief Employment for Floridians Impacted by Pandemic
Individuals who qualify for disaster-relief employment are dislocated workers, workers who have been temporarily or permanently laid off as a result of COVID-19, self-employed individuals who have lost work due to COVID-19, and individuals who have been unemployed long-term.
The program, managed by the DEO, will gather information through the survey from businesses affected by Tropical Storm Eta and share the results with various local, state and federal agencies to implement appropriate disaster relief programs.
In the past month, more than 61,000 private-sector jobs were created across the state.
DEO Offers $60 Million Through Rebuild Florida Hometown Revitalization Program for Hurricane Michael Recovery
The program is designed to support the recovery of economic activity in commercial areas of Hurricane Michael-impacted communities, facilitating the return and recovery of businesses, jobs, and provision of goods and services to the area. Hurricane Michael hit the Sunshine State two years ago.
Florida’s seaports have a $117.6 billion economic impact and account for more than 900,000 direct and indirect jobs, while linking communities to vital national and international markets.