FEMA approves over $7 million in grant money

FEMA approves over $7 million in grant money
The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved a grant for $1 million to construct a stand-alone community safe room outside of Hattiesburg. (Photo source: FEMA)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Following the flooding in March, FEMA has handed out over $7 million in approved grant money for disaster assistance.

Perry County has been approved for the most money with over $700,000.

Forrest County has been approved for nearly $300,000.

Marion County has been approved for over $250,000 in funds.

Jones County and Wayne County round out the top five in the Pine Belt with nearly $200,000 combined.

FEMA is still able to help those affected by the storm, even though all of its disaster recovery centers are closed.

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