RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County is in line to receive nearly $1 million in coronavirus-related humanitarian funding provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency under a long-standing relief program, it was announced today.
FEMA said a total $320 million in Emergency Food and Shelter Program funding will be distributed nationwide. Two-thirds of the distribution is part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security -- CARES -- Act package approved by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump in March.
The balance is comprised of previously budgeted money.
Riverside County's slice of the government disbursal will be $958,794, according to the program website.
``These funds are for people with non-disaster related emergencies and can be used for a broad rang