Assistance Phone Line Hours Changes

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Release date: 
September 25, 2002
Release Number: 
1432-15

Ladysmith, WI -- Federal and state officials have announced that disaster assistance application phone lines will now be in operation Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. They urge homeowners, renters and business owners in the 19 declared counties who suffered damage or loss in the September 2 storms to call immediately to apply for disaster assistance.

The FEMA toll-free application number is 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Those with a speech or hearing impairment can call TTY 1-800-462-7585. Phone lines will be operational during the new hours of 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday only. FEMA operators will take necessary application information, check on application status for those who have already applied or answer questions regarding assistance programs and services.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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