FEMA News: FEMA Approves $5.7 Million for Carteret County Debris Removal
RALEIGH, NC (STL.News) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $5.7 million to reimburse Carteret County for debris removal following Hurricane Florence.
Beginning Sept. 16, 2018, Carteret County hired contractors and used county workers and equipment to remove vegetation and other debris from public rights of way throughout the county. The approved funds cover work completed through Nov. 4, 2018.
FEMA’s Public Assistance program provides grants to state and local governments and certain types of private nonprofit organizations to reimburse the cost of debris removal, emergency protective measures and permanent repair work.