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FEMA releases Katrina funds

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — FEMA has released over $13 million in federal grants for the State of Mississippi associated with Hurricane Katrina.

Funds have been awarded to the following areas:

• City of D’Iberville — approximately $1.167 million for restoration of public utilities

• Bay St. Louis School District — approximately $3.536 million for relocation of North Bay Elementary

• City of Pass Christian — approximately $2.223 million for repairing and replacing roads and bridges; approximately $2.251 million for restoration of damaged infrastructure; and, approximately $2.299 million for repairing and restoring roadways, curbs, gutters, drainage and infrastructure

• City of Long Beach — approximately $1.987 million for repairing and replacing roads and bridges


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