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There is Still Help Available for Tropical Storm Debby Survivors

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September 7, 2012
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Tropical Storm Debby survivors who need information on recovery programs still have services available to them.

Those in need of assistance beyond insurance or other sources can access 2-1-1 in participating counties.

Survivors who can't afford an attorney and run into legal difficulties due to the storm can call the Florida Disaster Legal Services hotline at 866-550-2929 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Assistance is available in Spanish.

Those survivors with questions regarding their Federal Emergency Management Agency application can call the toll-free helpline at 800-621-3362. Lines are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and assistance is available in most languages. Survivors who are deaf or hard of hearing and use a TTY line can call 800-462-7585.

Individuals and businesses with questions about their application for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration may call 800-659-2955 or send an email to: Survivors who are deaf or hard of hearing and use a TTY line can call 800-877-8339.

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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: 
September 7, 2012 - 13:02
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