The Orange County Legislature Calls for Increased Assistance to Flooded Region
The Orange County Legislature unanimously passed a resolution on Aug. 3, urging the federal and state government to provide additional support to the region affected by severe flooding. The resolution highlights the urgent need for assistance in the wake of historic rainfall that occurred in early July.
During this unprecedented event, the west portion of the county, particularly the Highland Falls area, experienced extensive flooding. In just one day, the area received an astonishing nine inches of rain, causing significant damage and disruption to the local community.
As of Aug. 2, the county’s 311 helpline has received a staggering 1,350 calls from individuals seeking aid and support. The overwhelming demand for assistance underscores the critical situation faced by the affected residents.
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