FEMA’s Specialists Help Macomb and Mason County Survivors Register

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Release date: 
June 3, 2013
Release Number: 
4116-IL NR-032

AURORA, Ill.  – FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) crews will travel to McDonough and Mason counties to meet with survivors of the April 16 – May 5 flooding to answer questions and help them register for FEMA assistance.

The dates and locations are:

McDonough County Health Department

505 E. Jackson St.

Macomb, IL 61455

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, June 3, through Saturday, June 8.

 

Mason County

Bath Village Offices

205 E. First St.

Bath, IL 62617

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, June 3, through Thursday, June 6.

DSA crew members will answer questions on registration, hand out flyers in several languages, assist those with damages to register for FEMA assistance and provide status updates to those who have registered.  DSA Crew members, who carry federal identification, also will offer residents the opportunity to use a tablet computer to register, or, if asked, enter the data on behalf of the applicant.

FEMA mitigation specialists also will be available to provide information on how to repair or rebuild homes to limit future storm or flood damage.

Survivors also can use personal computers or phones to register. Call 1-800-621-3362 (TTY 1-800-462-7585), visit DisasterAssistance.gov or use a mobile device at m.fema.gov. Information also is available by visiting the Illinois Disaster website www.fema.gov/disaster/4116.

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.

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Media Contact: 571-408-1835

Last Updated: 
June 3, 2013 - 12:48
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