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Fact Sheets

Applicants who need a friend or relative to act on their behalf when applying for disaster assistance, or to meet the FEMA inspector on site, can do so by writing and submitting a   third-party statement. This document is a legal agreement that allows another person over the age of 18 to provide and receive information from FEMA on behalf of the survivor.  

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application holds many benefits for Hurricane Ida survivors who apply for FEMA disaster assistance.

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If you live in Buncombe, Haywood or Transylvania County and were affected by Tropical Storm Fred, FEMA may be able to help with temporary housing expenses, basic home repairs or other essential disaster-related needs that are not covered by insurance.

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Louisiana renters who face eviction or have been evicted from their storm-damaged home or apartment complex, whether their unit had damage or not,

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If you live in one of the 25 designated parishes for FEMA assistance and you incurred expenses for short-term lodging because of Hurricane Ida, you may be eligible for reimbursement.

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FEMA disaster assistance now includes additional features to make your home healthier and safer if it was affected by Hurricane Ida. These added types of assistance are part of the Individuals and Households Program, and there is no separate application process. It’s important to remember that survivors need to apply with FEMA to find out what assistance they may be eligible for.

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Humphreys County decided to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program after the severe storms and flooding that occurred on Aug. 21, which will soon make many previously ineligible residents eligible for federal assistance.

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Disasters disrupt lives and some families may move from their damaged homes into rental properties or hotels. When phone numbers or mailing addresses change, FEMA can’t reach you. So, after you apply for disaster assistance, you need to let FEMA know each time your information changes.

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Survivors of Tropical Storm Ida, including those who are not U.S. citizens, may be eligible for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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The Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate (OFIA) embarked on a video production project to help NFIP customers with frequently misunderstood concepts.

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Last updated November 2, 2020