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$40m in Sandy aid for Connecticut

Published February 05. 2013 4:00AM

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has announced that to date more than $40 million in federal assistance has been approved to help individuals and businesses with disaster expenses as a result of Superstorm Sandy. Some key numbers:

• More than 12,100 residents in Fairfield, Middlesex, New Haven, and New London counties, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribal Nation have registered for federal disaster assistance.

• More than $11 million has been approved for housing assistance.

• More than $865,000 has been approved to cover other essential disaster-related needs, such as medical and dental expenses and lost personal possessions.

• More than $28.5 million in low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters and businesses has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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