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Alabama Disaster Applicants: Use FEMA Helpline To Report Changes And Track Progress

Release date: 
June 8, 2010
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Individuals and businesses damaged by the late April storms and tornadoes in DeKalb, Marshall, and Walker counties are urged to stay in touch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

People who registered with FEMA can ask questions about the status of their case and update changes in address and phone numbers by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 800-462-7585. Phone lines are open every day from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. CST.

Information is also available online at

Residents who have not yet registered for assistance may do so by calling the FEMA Helpline listed above.

The deadline to register for FEMA disaster assistance is midnight, July 2.

The Alabama Emergency Management Agency is Alabama's coordinating agency for disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Learn more at 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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