Published on Friday, October 16, 2020

FEMA: Escambia County Recovery at a Glance


Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Sally, Escambia County residents have received approximately $25.8 million in total federal funds.

Individual Assistance:

2,410 homeowners and renters have been approved for more than $10 million in federal grants through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program. This includes:

More than $8.1 million  in Housing Assistance grants for housing repair costs, home replacement and rental payments.
More than $1.9 million in Other Needs Assistance grants to replace essential household items and for other critical disaster-related costs.
1,691 homeowners and renters were approved for rental assistance.
3,463 survivors have not provided FEMA with the necessary information from their insurance settlements to complete their disaster assistance registration.
National Flood Insurance Program:

2,308 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $14.3 million has been paid in claims.
U.S. Small Business Administration:

Nearly $1.5 million has been approved in low-interest disaster loans for 38 homeowners and renters.

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