South Carolina city gets $1 million Hurricane Matthew relief

April 4, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina city is getting about $1 million in federal assistance for the costs of cleaning up after Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

Media outlets reported Myrtle Beach is getting $1.1 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to offset the costs of debris removal.

The total cost of the Myrtle Beach project was nearly $1.4 million.

FEMA has provided more than $224 million to South Carolina because of the storm. Twenty-six of the state’s 46 counties have been approved for federal help.

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