Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday afternoon that more than 1.1 million electric customers had lost power because of Hurricane Ian — and the number is expected to grow.

FEMA Hiring Local Residents To Work On Florida Recovery From Hurricane Ian

FEMA is conducting local hiring for more than 300 jobs in Brandon, Fort Myers, Kissimmee, Orlando, and Sarasota, as the state of Florida continues recovering after Hurricane Ian. 

FEMA is conducting local hiring for more than 300 jobs in Brandon, Fort Myers, Kissimmee, Orlando, and Sarasota, as the state of Florida continues recovering after Hurricane Ian. 

These positions are full-time, 120-day appointments that may be extended depending on operational needs. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through USAJobs.gov.

More than $1.65 billion in federal grants, disaster loans and flood insurance payments has been provided to the state and households to help survivors jumpstart their recovery.

FEMA has provided $674 million to households and $322 million to the state for emergency response, while the U.S. Small Business Administration has provided $408 million in disaster loans and the National Flood Insurance Program has paid $244 million in claims.

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