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FEMA application deadline is Dec. 13

Posted on: 12.6.2018 at 10:54 a.m.

Time is running out for survivors of Hurricane Florence to apply for federal disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for assistance from FEMA or for a low-interest loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration is 11:59 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13.

More than $975 million in state and federal funding has been provided to Hurricane Florence survivors in North Carolina. This includes $529 million in flood insurance payments to policyholders, $118 million in grants to homeowners and renters and $329 million in low-interest disaster loans.

Individuals and businesses with uninsured losses can register with FEMA by:

–Call the disaster assistance helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY) from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. Multilingual operators areavailable.

–Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov.

–Download the FEMA mobileapp.

–Download the ReadyNCapp.

–Visit a Disaster Recovery Center. To find center locations and hours, go online to gov/DRC, or download the FEMA mobile app or the ReadyNCapp.

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