Just A Few Days Left To Register For Assistance

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Release date: 
October 9, 2009
Release Number: 
1855-035

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- If you were affected by the Aug. 4 flooding in Jefferson County, there are four days left to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The deadline to apply is Oct. 13.

Call 800-621-FEMA (3362) to register. Multilingual operators are available. FEMA's TTY line for those with hearing or speech impairments is 800-462-7585.

You can also register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov.

More than 12,000 people have applied for help following the Aug. 4 disaster. More than $20 million has been approved to help people and businesses recover.

If you have registered and received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the deadline to complete and return it is Oct. 13. Even if you don't want a loan, you need to send in the application to be eligible for some forms of federal assistance.

One-on-one help with your SBA paperwork is available at the two Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Louisville. The centers will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., but closed Sunday and Monday. They will be open Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

The Louisville loan outreach centers are located at the South Louisville Community Center, 2911 Taylor Blvd., and the Old Trolley Barn at 1701 Muhammad Ali Blvd.

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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