LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The time to register for disaster assistance is winding down. Kentuckians who were affected by the severe storms and flooding of early May have until Monday, July 12 to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Registration is simple. You can apply online anytime at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, or by phone at 800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 800-462-7585. Phone lines are open every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. EDT.
Registration is the critical first step in the disaster assistance process. You MUST register to be eligible for federal disaster assistance.
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.