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Tangipahoa Parish receives federal grant to raise flooded properties

7 months 3 days 3 hours ago Thursday, March 15 2018 Mar 15, 2018 March 15, 2018 5:28 PM March 15, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

TANGIPAHOA PARISH - FEMA has approved Tangipahoa Parish's
application for funds to elevate 10 previously flooded properties.

According to a release from the Tangipahoa Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, the project entails elevating all of the structures about the FEMA-designated base flood elevation.

Approximately $930,000 of the $1,240,740 bill will be paid through the federal grant.

According to parish officials, this will help lower the cost of flood insurance for the homeowners.

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