$5.1M earmarked for Robeson

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Hunter, TC. "$5.1M earmarked for Robeson." Robesonian [Lumberton, NC]. October 23, 2017.


An additional $5.1 million of federal money will be going to Robeson County for Hurricane Matthew cleanup. FEMA is giving the money to the Housing Authority of Lumberton and the Lumbee Tribe. "the Housing Authority will receive $1,522,651 to repair 16 units at the Myers Park complex and $2,430,766 to repair 12 additional housing units. The Lumbee Tribe will receive $1,162,454 to repair an earthen dam and spillway at the Lumbee Cultural Center near Pembroke” (para. 4). It is unknown when Robeson County will receive the money. Work has been done on repairing the damage, but getting the money to finish projects has taken a while.

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