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Flood Mitigation Initiative to Aid Four States Impacted by Hurricane Ida

FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced a new federal grant initiative that will help four states affected by Hurricane Ida, one of the most intense storms to hit the United States in recent years, become more resilient to flooding.

The new Swift Current initiative, made possible by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, allocates a total of $60 million to Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey and Pennsylvania to equitably expedite mitigation grants to disaster survivors with repetitively flooded homes. This is the first FEMA initiative funded through the Bipartisan Infrastruc...


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