SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The City of Savannah will receive $9.2 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for debris removal from Hurricane Matthew.
Rep. Buddy Carter led the effort to address debris removal and secure the approval.
Rep. Carter also announced that Chatham County will receive $10.7 million in federal funding to be used for debris removal.
According to FEMA, the funds are obligated for these projects directly to the state. Following the state's review process and upon receipt of appropriate documentation, they will provide funds to the sub-recipients on a reimbursable basis.