Orlando massacre victims and witnesses are going to receive more financial help from government

ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 19: People visit a memorial down the road from the Pulse nightclub on June 19, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. In what is being called the worst mass shooting in American history, Omar Mir Seddique Mateen killed 49 people at the popular gay nightclub early last Sunday. Fifty-three people were wounded in the attack which authorities and community leaders are still trying to come to terms with. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The tragedy of Pulse nightclub took lives of 49 people. It is called one of the most terrifying tragedies in American history, people who were there cannot erase the horrible pictures from their minds, it still hurts. Not physically but mentally. These people still need help. The US government has given Florida $8.5 million to fund grief counselling for victims, witnesses and first responders to the Orlando Pulse massacre. One of the tragedy witnesses insisted on the necessity of keeping the consulting services under control, because the witnesses don’t even realize by themselves that the help is required, because they are physically unharmed and that is why there is a vision of a stable condition – it seems that everything is alright and nothing has happened. But there is a problem, it is just hidden deeper. The funding decision by the US government comes less than two weeks after Trump visited Orlando without mentioning or paying tribute to the Pulse victims. The Antiterrorism Emergency Assistance Programme grant is set to be awarded to Florida today, on the same day a scholarship fund for LGB students was established to honour the victims. Florida businessman Barry Miller has set up The 49 Fund, which will award 10 scholarships each year, all worth $4,900, according to AP. Students looking to apply have to self-identify as out, have a GPA of 3.0 or above, and attend an institution of higher education full-time.


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