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American Red Cross awards $2M grant for Sandy home repairs

By 69 News & Associated Press, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jul 10 2013 06:07:15 PM CDT
Sandy - Boarded Up House

Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

A house affected by Superstorm Sandy is seen in the town of Sea Bright along the Jersey Shore.

TRENTON, N.J. -

The American Red Cross has awarded a $2 million grant to Habitat for Humanity International to repair dozens of New Jersey homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

Red Cross officials said Habitat for Humanity International has developed a broad regional strategy in response to the devastation caused by the storm. It's working with five Habitat affiliates throughout the state to support and enable recovery and long-term sustainability of low-income affected families.

Details on the grant were announced Wednesday.

The grant money will be used to help repair at least 90 homes across Atlantic, Bergen, Monmouth and Ocean counties.