Tag: hazard mitigation grant program

Ron DeSantis Announces $1.3 Million for Apalachicola, $4 Million for St. George Island State...

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis visited Apalachicola to announce more than $1.3 million in awards through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Hazard Mitigation Grant Match Program...

FEMA Sending $1.1 Million for Utility Mitigation Project in Panama City Beach

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Monday that it has approved a grant of $1,102,418 for the city of Panama City Beach to study a proposal to convert existing overhead utility and...

FEMA Sending $1.4 Million to Panama City for Hurricane Michael Repairs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced this week that has approved a grant of $1,428,407 for the city of Panama City Beach to make stormwater drainage improvements on a section of Alf Coleman...

Kat Cammack: ‘Our Approach to Mitigation Needs to Shift to a Pre-Disaster mindset’

This week, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., the lead Republican on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee's Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery, delivered the following opening statement in a subcommittee hearing on the climate's impact on homeland security.
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FEMA Sending $2 Million to Bay County for Emergency Bypass Pumps

During storm events, the sanitary sewer system needs to continue circulation to prevent being overwhelmed by any increased volume from floodwaters. Installing emergency bypass pumps will mitigate sanitary sewer flooding and surcharging, allowing lift station pump operations to be maintained even without an external power supply.

FEMA Sending $1.9 Million to Washington County for Hurricane Michael Recovery

With the help of more than $1.9 million from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA), Washington County will acquire and demolish 20 repetitively flooded residential properties in Chipley and Vernon.

Ron DeSantis: FDEM Has Approved More than $100 Million in Mitigation Grants for Hurricane...

The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has approved more than $100 million in mitigation grants for local governments impacted by Hurricane Irma which hit the state two years ago.