ATLANTA, Ga. -- Alabamians who sustained damage from the January 22-23 storms have less than a week left to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline is Monday, April 2, according to officials with FEMA and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency. “As recovery continues we want all residents of Chilton, Jefferson and Perry County who were impacted to make sure they keep their options open and get the assistance for which they are eligible,” said AEMA Director Art Faulkner.
PELHAM, Ala. -- Nearly six weeks after tornadoes struck Alabama, more than $2.5 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected by the storms. More than 1,400 survivors have contacted the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help or information regarding disaster assistance. Many people are seeking housing assistance from FEMA because their primary homes have been damaged or destroyed.
PELHAM, Ala. -- Jan. 22-23 tornado survivors have until Thursday, March 1, to visit the disaster loan outreach centers in Center Point and Pinson. U.S. Small Business Administration specialists are there to help survivors of the Jan. 22-23 tornadoes apply for low-interest disaster loans for rebuilding, replacing or repairing their personal property. Survivors who need services in any of the three counties impacted - Chilton, Jefferson and Perry -should visit the centers by Thursday, March 1, before 6 p.m.
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.
Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.
Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Alabama, FEMA-4052-DR (PDF 18KB)