Monday numbers

Monday numbers

- in Fitzsimon File
Hurricane Matthew flooding – Image: Wikimedia Commons

2.8 billion—amount in dollars of needs in communities across the state for rebuilding efforts from damage sustained from Hurricane Matthew (“The word is in: It is up to NC policymakers to lead on Hurricane Matthew recovery,” Progressive Pulse, May 11, 2017)

200 million—amount in dollars that state legislators approved in a special session in December for Hurricane Matthew rebuilding efforts (Ibid)

194.2 million—amount in dollars in direct individual assistance from FEMA soon after the storm for housing, furnishings and to cover services (FEMA: Hurricane Matthew, North Carolina, Financial Assistance)

73 million—amount in dollars in immediate response and assistance funding provided from FEMA (Ibid)

42.4 million—amount in dollars provided by FEMA to address immediate threats in the region to life and public health and safety (Ibid)

29.3 million—amount in dollars from FEMA for work required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration (Ibid)

198 million—amount in dollars in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery dollars granted to rebuild housing and address economic development and infrastructure impacts (Ibid)

4.5 million—amount in dollars of Disaster Case Management funds from FEMA awarded in January to support households directly impacted and applying for help and seeking connecting to resources (Ibid)

925 million—amount in dollars requested in supplemental federal funding in April by state officials for Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts (“The word is in: It is up to NC policymakers to lead on Hurricane Matthew recovery,” Progressive Pulse, May 11, 2017)

6.1 million—amount in federal dollars provided by the federal government in response to the $925 million request, primarily for housing needs (Ibid)

70 million—amount in dollars in the Senate budget for direct hurricane relief (Ibid)

80 million—amount in dollars in the Senate budget allocated to draw down federal money (Ibid)

897.5 million—amount in dollars of the total amount in hurricane relief from the federal government and state sources, including the proposed Senate budget (Ibid)

1.9025 billion—amount in dollars of unmet hurricane recovery needs after immediate federal assistance, rejected federal supplemental request, state appropriations and Senate budget proposal (Ibid)

363 million—amount added to the state’s rainy day fund savings account in the Senate budget (“Senate Budget Includes Billion Dollar Middle Class Tax Cut, Teacher Raises, Hurricane Matthew Relief,” www.philberger.org)

1.838 billion—amount in dollars of balance in the rainy day fund if the Senate budget is approved (Ibid)

830 million—amount in dollars invested by the state in 1999 in relief efforts from the damage caused by Hurricane Floyd (“The word is in: It is up to NC policymakers to lead on Hurricane Matthew recovery,” Progressive Pulse, May 11, 2017)

286 million—amount in dollars invested in Hurricane Floyd relief in 1999 that came from the state’s rainy day fund (Ibid)