Wed May 5, 2004
State Gets Funds for Weather Recovery
By Alabama Public Radio
Montgomery, AL – Alabama will receive more than 86 million dollars from the federal government. The loans and grants will help communities recover their losses from severe weather. The Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide the funds. Severe storms, tornadoes and flooding caused damage in 38 counties last May. The federal aid will provide assistance to nearly 24-thousand people. About 11-and-a-half million dollars will be used for public assistance projects.