Disaster Assistance Team To Visit Shelby County

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Release date: 
August 6, 2003
Release Number: 
1478-07

Cridersville, OH - A Disaster Assistance Team of federal and state disaster assistance specialists will be in Sidney July 28 and 29 to give households and businesses that suffered property damage from the July 4 floods information and help in filing applications for aid.

The team will be available 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Shelby Emergency Management Agency:

Shelby County EMA Building
800 Fair Road
Sidney, OH 45365

Program experts will offer advice and consultation and help in filing applications to those whose homes and businesses were damaged as a result of the recent disaster. Assistance available to eligible applicants may include temporary housing grants, U.S. Small Business Administration loans for homeowners, renters and businesses, and grants for disaster-related needs not covered by insurance or other assistance programs.

Ohio residents and businesses needing disaster assistance should take the first step by registering for aid by phone toll-free:

1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
For the hard of hearing: TTY 1-800-462-7585

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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