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A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is set to open in Janesville on Monday, Sept. 20. Operated by Lassen County, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the DRC will offer information on available resources to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage to their property from the Dixie Fire.
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More than $23.5 million in federal assistance has been approved for New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Ida two weeks after landfall.
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PHILADELPHIA –Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC), jointly operated by county agencies, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA), will open in Delaware and Montgomery Counties on Friday, September 17, 2021. The DRCs will offer information on available resources to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage to their property from the remnants of Hurricane from August 31 - September 5, 2021.
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Sept. 16, 2021 marked one year since Hurricane Sally made landfall near the Florida and Alabama border... To date, federal assistance for Hurricane Sally recovery totals more than $326.5 million, including FEMA grants, National Flood Insurance Program payments and disaster loans provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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Renters in Buncombe, Haywood and Transylvania counties whose homes and property were damaged by Tropical Storm Fred can apply for federal disaster assistance.
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BATON ROUGE, La. – Several small, temporary FEMA disaster recovery centers have opened in hurricane-affected areas, while FEMA teams go door to door in communities– a combined effort by the state and FEMA to continue to reach survivors in need.
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Disaster unemployment benefits and free legal assistance are two programs offered by FEMA and partners to assist disaster survivors with losses from the Aug. 21 severe storms and flooding in federally designated counties of Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Humphreys
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PHILADELPHIA – If you suffered property damage or loss directly caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida and live in Pennsylvania Counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, or York, you are encouraged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and apply for disaster assistance – even if you have insurance. Help may be available for uninsured or underinsured damages and if insurance claims are not promptly settled. If you have insurance coverage, first file a claim. If you have uninsured or underinsured losses, register with FEMA by either going online to disasterassistance.gov, downloading the FEMA app, or by calling the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or TTY 1-800-462-7585. Additionally, FEMA has Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) Teams deployed throughout the impacted area to provide hands-on assistance with registration and to answer questions.
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Rebuilding after a disaster can present opportunities as well as challenges for homeowners. This is certainly true for those who had losses and damage from the Remnants of Hurricane Ida.
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Those affected by the severe storms and flooding that took place on Aug. 21 may need more financial assistance for long-term recovery than FEMA can provide. Most disaster survivors do
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