Camden County To Get $1.3M In FEMA Grants To Fight Coronavirus
July 20, 2020
CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ — The Camden County Office of Emergency Management will receive $1,395,002.66 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) grants to help combat the coronavirus pandemic, officials announced on Monday.
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker and Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-1) announced the funding. The senators said they have now secured more than $160 million in PA grants to help the state battle the pandemic.
The $2 trillion federal emergency stimulus package, known as the CARES Act, included $45 billion for the FEMA Disaster Relief Fund to help states provide for immediate needs and essential services to protect citizens and recover from the outbreak. New Jersey is included in the President’s Major Disaster Declaration.