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Imperial County announces $50K in emergency relief funds for Niland storm victims

Niland residents were affected by the storm on September 1 which was then declared as a local emergency

IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - The Niland storm victims will be receiving $50,000 in emergency relief funding.

The money comes from Imperial County's American Rescue Plan Act funds and will be for residents affected by the storm that hit the area on September 1.

Imperial County Executive Office said the aid comes after the U.S. Treasury Department expanded the usage guidelines for the American Rescue Plan Act funding to cover emergency relief from natural disasters.

The Niland Chamber of Commerce will be in charge of distributing the emergency relief funding.

“Beyond the response and restoration, Imperial County, in partnership with the Niland Chamber of Commerce, is providing flood relief to the citizens of Niland to support the September 1st Flood Relief Fund to help our citizens with personal property damage,” stated the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and District 4 Supervisor, Ryan Kelley.

The storm led to major flooding and damages throughout Niland.

For more information and to get assistance, residents can contact Debbie Salas of the Niland Chamber of Commerce at (909) 762-2233.

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