FEMA grant to finance demolitions of flood-destroyed schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A $12.8 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will pay for the demolition of three schools destroyed in the June 23 flood.

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the FEMA grant Friday.

According to the FEMA, most of the grant money will be used for the demolitions of Herbert Hoover High School in Kanawha County along with Richwood High School and Richwood Middle School in Nicholas County.

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