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Sixty days after a violent storm system brought massive flooding to
Residents affected by the storms and flooding from
More than 14,200 survivors have been in touch with
In addition, the
The Public Assistance cost-share program may also be available to reimburse state agencies, local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations. These reimbursements can help pay for debris cleanup, repairs to damaged facilities and infrastructure, and for costs incurred in protecting lives and property during the floods. The program also provides mitigation funds to help rebuild infrastructure that is better able to withstand future storms.
In addition to state and federal disaster assistance programs, survivors have benefitted from a wider array of disaster services and resources, including disaster unemployment assistance, free legal services, disaster-related stress help and guidance on flood insurance.
Several voluntary agencies, local community- and faith-based organizations and other nonprofit groups are working with survivors to help them tackle their longer term needs. Among these voluntary agencies are the
Below is a snapshot of the assistance dollars and some milestones reached in the past sixty days:
The IA total includes more than
The IA total also includes nearly
The five counties designated for Individual Assistance are
More than 14,200 people have contacted
Several crews of
Approximately 5,880 visits were made to five disaster recovery centers and a temporary registration intake center to get information and apply for disaster assistance.
More than 3,300 people have met with
62 requests have been made for
The nine counties designated for Public Assistance are
The deadline to apply for disaster assistance is
For more information on
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