Only 30 Days Left To Register For Federal Disaster Assistance

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Release date: 
June 2, 2010
Release Number: 
1908-023

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.  -- The deadline to apply for federal grants and low-interest disaster recovery loans related to the late April severe storms and tornadoes in DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties is midnight July 2.

Disaster recovery officials with the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency urge those who sustained disaster-related losses to register for federal aid, even if they are unsure of their eligibility.

To register, visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov or call, toll-free, 800-621-FEMA (3362); TTY: 800-462-7585. The phone lines are staffed every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT. Help is available in all languages.

The Alabama Emergency Management Agency is Alabama's coordinating agency for disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Learn more at www.ema.alabama.gov and follow the agency on Twitter (@AlabamaEMA).

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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