Florida Governor Ron DeSantis: FDEM has Awarded More Than $600 Million for Hurricane Recovery

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis: FDEM has Awarded More Than $600 Million for Hurricane Recovery

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) – Yesterday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that since January 8, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has awarded more than $600 million in recovery funding for hurricanes Michael, Irma, Matthew and Hermine.  This announcement follows new policies and procedures implemented at FDEM to accelerate funding to communities impacted by these storms.

“On my first day in office, I went to Northwest Florida to see the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael and I knew we needed to use every resource at our disposal to help the area recover,” said Governor DeSantis. 

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