Hazard Mitigation Grant Program | FEMA.gov ~FEMA can fund up to 75 percent of the costs of storm shelters for schools. Joplin used this grant. Superintendent CJ Huff described it like this: "from a mental health standpoint we have to insure our kids they're in a safe place when they're at school." There's a little bit of fine print. These shelters need to be built as part of a larger project like a performing arts room, a gymnasium or even a brand new school building.
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