REMINDER: FEMA deadline approaching (5/1/2012)

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Start Date: 5/1/2012 Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 5/1/2012 End Time: 11:59 PM

The deadline is fast approaching - May 8 - for Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington county residents seeking federal storm recovery assistance in light of the severe weather that affected Southern Indiana last month.

 When registering, be ready with your:

• Social Security number
• Current and pre-disaster addresses
• Insurance information (if a policy is in force)
• Telephone contact information
• Total household annual income
• Bank routing and account numbers for direct deposit

To apply or ask questions after applying, call the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free registration and help line (800) 621-FEMA (3362) or TTY (800) 462-7585 for speech- or hearing-impaired applicants.

 Lines are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. For Video Relay Services, call (800) 621-3362. Registration is also available online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by smart phone or tablet at m.fema.gov.

Low interest disaster loan applications are available to qualifying homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profits through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) by calling SBA’s customer service center at (800) 659-2955 (hearing impaired individuals may call
 (800) 877-8339), emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov or
 visiting SBA’s website at www.sba.gov.

Return your SBA application as soon as possible.