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Adams Co. approved to individual Gustav aid

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Adams County has been approved for

individual federal disaster assistance to help homeowners repair

damage from Hurricane Gustav.

Homeowners are eligible for up to $28,000 to rebuild or repair

homes damaged in last month's storm. Residents have 60 days to

apply for the grants.

Harrison, Hancock, and Washington counties were approved on

Sept. 26 for individual disaster aid from the Federal Emergency

Management Agency.

FEMA has already approved public assistance for several

counties, including those along the Gulf Coast, to repair or

rebuild public buildings and roadways and to remove hurricane

debris.

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Information from: The Natchez Democrat,

http://www.natchezdemocrat.com/

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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