FEMA approves additional $3M for New Hanover County

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County is receiving $3 million more from FEMA to help reimburse the county for debris cleanup following Hurricane Florence.

Debris generated by the disaster posed a threat to public health, safety, natural resources and tourism.

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Funds for this project will reimburse the county for contracted debris monitoring services.

FEMA has already approved more than $10 million for New Hanover County Hurricane Florence-related expenses. This money brings the total to $13.5 million.