Lee County launches website to track post-Ian recovery progress

Reporter: Tiffany Rizzo Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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Lee County has launched a website you can use to track the county’s progress in recovering from Hurricane Ian after almost six months.

The Ian Recovery Progress website has anything and everything you need to know about Lee County’s post-Ian recovery process. It explains how Ian caused more than $7.3 billion in damage to residential and commercial structures, impacted every beach, county park and traffic signal, and generated about 10 million cubic yards of debris.

Hurricane Ian left more than 130,000 people in need of housing assistance. This website will address the facilities, services and programs available for the community.

Tabs on top of the page can help you find the information you are looking for, whether you want to know about housing opportunities or you have questions about debris removal resources and FEMA assistance.

County commissioners hope this website is another way to communicate with the community about ongoing recovery progress and allow easy access to necessary information.

Another tab has all you need to know about Small Business Administration assistance and where to go for resources.

Over 190,000 people have applied for FEMA assistance. 94 Lee County parks have reopened, and 16 are still closed.

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