LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – Robeson County will receive over $1 million in federal funding to assist with repairs to public buildings that were damaged during Hurricane Matthew.
According to a press release from Congressman Robert Pittenger, the funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
So far, FEMA has provided North Carolina with:
- $100.8 million in Small Business Administration loans
- $97.5 million in Individual Assistance
- $195.4 million from the National Flood Insurance Program
- $104.7 million in Public Assistance Projects
With additional projects in the pipeline, Pittenger anticipates $200 million in additional public assistance and $75 million in hazard mitigation grants, the release stated.