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Posted on: October 16, 2019

FEMA Awards North Miami Funds for Hurricane Irma Expenses

October 16, 2019

The City of North Miami is set to receive a portion of the $25,697,214 FEMA approved for the State of Florida to help numerous south Florida communities defray the costs of responding to and cleaning up from Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. 

The grants consist of $3,243,311 to reimburse the City of North Miami for the collection, reduction and disposal of debris throughout the city between Sept. 18 and Dec. 16, 2017. During that time period, city workers and contractors gathered and hauled away 105,877 cubic yards of vegetative debris and 15,397 cubic yards of construction/demolition debris from roads and public property for landfill disposal. They also removed 6 damaged trees and 4,804 hanging limbs that were determined to pose a threat to public health and safety. 

To learn more about FEMA’s Public Assistance Program, visit FEMA online.

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