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FEMA Sends $13.7 Million to Escambia County for Hurricane Sally Debris Removal

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced last week that it has approved a grant of $13,715,504 for the state of Florida to reimburse Escambia County for costs associated with county-wide debris removal after...

Nikki Fried, USDA Hold Town Hall on Crop Insurance in Marianna

Fried was joined via Zoom by Acting Administrator Richard Flournoy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) and other RMA senior and regional leaders to answer questions from agriculture producers on crop insurance and risk management.
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DEO, FDEM Organizing Resources to Help Forest Creek Apartments, Pensacola Residents After Hurricane Sally

To date, CAPC has received 111 applications for assistance in the Pensacola area of which 79 were former residents of Forest Creek Apartments.
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Ashley Moody Expands Florida’s Price Gouging Hotline for Tropical Storm Eta

The state of emergency is in effect for the following counties: Broward, Collier, Hendry, Lee, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach. Florida’s price gouging laws for this event apply only within the areas of the declared state of emergency and only for commodities and services essential to preparing for or recovering from the storm event.
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Labor Department Sending $5 Million to Help Florida DEO With Hurricane Sally Recovery

The Panhandle was hit by Hurricane Sally, a Category 2 storm, back in September. The funds from the Labor Department will help more than a dozen counties in Northwest Florida. 
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USDA Declares Secretarial Disaster Designation for Parts of Florida Panhandle After Hurricane Sally

Producers in these counties are now eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) disaster loans in addition to producers in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties who were previously eligible. Fried called all eligible producers in need of financial assistance to apply immediately.
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DEO: Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available to Florida Businesses, Residents Impact by Hurricane Sally

President Donald Trump officially granted a major disaster declaration request. The Department is currently accepting applications for DUA from residents and businesses in Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton counties. Individuals affected in these designated-disaster areas must file DUA applications by November 6, 2020.
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Ron DeSantis Announces First Emergency Bridge Loan for Small Business Impacted by Hurricane Sally

The loan was approved in a short, four business day review process after the loan program was activated on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

Ashley Moody Calls on Floridians to be Careful With Hurricane Sally Donations

As the recovery gets underway, charitable donations may be vital in helping restore the areas destroyed by the Category 2 storm. Moody asked Floridians to take steps to ensure their donations actually reach those who need assistance and do not go to scammers using the crisis to steal from good-hearted donors.
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Ron DeSantis: FEMA Approves Major Disaster Declaration for 12 Counties Impacted by Hurricane Sally

The declaration includes public assistance for all categories in Escambia County and public assistance Category B (emergency protective measures) for Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton and Washington Counties. The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) remains in close contact with FEMA to help additional counties receive the declaration for full public assistance.
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Nikki Fried Urges Donald Trump to Declare Disaster for Hurricane Sally

While the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) issued an emergency declaration on September 16, making immediate disaster aid available, neither the president nor the U.S. Department of Agriculture have yet issued disaster declarations that make critical federal resources available for the agriculture community’s recovery.
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Ron DeSantis Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Sally

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) administers the Emergency Bridge Loan program that provides short-term, zero-interest loans to small businesses that experienced physical damage or economic injury during Hurricane Sally.