Connecticut to receive $11M from disaster relief bill

-FILE- Homes along the Connecticut shoreline damaged during Superstorm Sandy, Oct. 29, 2012.

WASHINGTON, DC (WTNH) — Help is coming to some towns and cities along the Connecticut shoreline to prevent major damage from future storms.

The Federal Government is sending $11,000,000 to Connecticut as part of the Disaster Relief Bill. That bill was passed after Superstorm Sandy. The funds will help with flood mitigation projects. The goal is to prevent a repeat of Sandy’s destruction in future storms.

Here is a breakdown of where those funds will be dispersed:

  • New Haven: $4.5 million
  • Milford: $2.5 million
  • West Haven: $2.1 million
  • East Haven: $1.2 million
  • Stratford: $310,000

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