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It would not be surprising to see those costs begin to rise, considering how much recovery there is left to do.

Among the largest expenses were $50 million for debris removal and another $50 million to bring in law enforcement and National Guard units from other states to help with emergency response. Immediate road and bridge repairs have cost $36 million, and transportation for those who couldn’t evacuate themselves cost $21 million, according to the estimates.

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