Disaster Aid Exceeds $4.3 Million For Connecticut Residents

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Release date: 
June 30, 2010
Release Number: 
1904-023

WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- More than $4.3 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for individuals and households in Connecticut since May 28.  The disaster declaration is a result of severe storms and flooding March 12-May 17.

As of Monday, June 28, the figures were:

  • 3,027 individuals in designated counties have registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA);
  • $3,347,437 has been disbursed for temporary housing and home repairs;
  • $142,917 in Other Needs Assistance has been disbursed for personal property loss, medical costs and other serious disaster-related expenses not covered by insurance;
  • 2,855 SBA loan applications have been issued to individuals and businesses. SBA loan applications should be returned to determine if applicants are eligible for other types of assistance.
  • $821,900 in assistance has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA);

People who had damage can register for assistance at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).  Those with a speech or hearing impairment can call (TTY) 800-462-7585. Both lines are open 6:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Friday (Eastern Daylight Time) and 6:30 a.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday until further notice.

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders and 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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