FEMA tours counties hit by severe storms

Determining disaster relief

Vernon County, Wis. - Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are touring eighteen counties hit by severe  storms last month, including La Crosse, Vernon and Monroe counties. 

The goal is a possible federal disaster declaration. This would help public assistance programs receive funding to help communities facing issues related to storm-inflicted damage.  of

One spokesperson says storm-raddled cities are facing many issues. "We are  looking at various levels of damage throughout the state." Road repair, debris removal, and emergency protective measures are among the challenges. 


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