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More FEMA dollars come to Alabama

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline until July 15 for Alabama residents to register for assistance if they were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that hit the state in late April.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline until July 15 for Alabama residents to register for assistance if they were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that hit the state in late April.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — More than $24 million in federal aid been approved for Alabama residents affected by severe weather in April and May. Al.com reports that includes about $13.7 million for housing grants to cover rental expenses and repair costs. People in nine counties are eligible for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including Baldwin, Blount, DeKalb, Etowah, Jefferson, Lee, Limestone, Mobile and Tuscaloosa. The deadline to register is July 1

Pat Duggins is news director for Alabama Public Radio.
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