09/14/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/14/2017 11:54
Florida residents with losses due to Hurricane Irma in nine Florida counties are now eligible for Federal Disaster Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA.
Impacted residents from Lee County as well as Charlotte, Collier, Hillsborough, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Pinellas or Sarasota Counties can go to DisasterAssistance.Gov to register today.
If unable to register online, or through the FEMA App. please call 800-621-FEMA (3362)
Applicants will need the following to apply:
By registering for federal assistance on www.DisasterAssistance.gov
Another option for individuals, including those who use 711 relay or VRS, is to call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) while those who use TTY can call 1-800-462-7585. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. EDT seven days a week until further notice.
When an applicant registers, each receives a unique registration number. The registration number is important and should be written down and kept handy. Anyone who does not have a registration number is not yet registered.