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If you applied to FEMA for disaster assistance after the Marshall Fire and straight-line winds disaster, you may have already received a letter of determination. If you disagree with FEMA’s decision on disaster assistance, you have the option to submit an appeal and have FEMA look at your case again.
Some who registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance may have received a determination letter they don’t agree with.
New Jersey survivors affected by flooding caused by remnants of Hurricane Ida who have registered for disaster assistance may receive a letter from FEMA stating they are ineligible. However, this may not be the final word.
Residents of Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Humphreys counties affected by severe storms and flooding on Aug. 21, 2021 can apply for federal assistance, which may include grants for temporary housing, repairs and other uninsured losses. Funding is also available in these counties through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to protect and restore eligible public facilities such as roads, bridges, buildings, parks, private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) and houses of worship. Public Assistance is a cost share reimbursement program: 75% FEMA and 25% Applicant.
The record-breaking rainfall came on so fast and furious Aug. 21, deadly flash flooding was unavoidable for many. People in Dickson, Hickman, Houston, and Humphreys counties are now looking for answers. FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program (IHP) provides eligible survivors with financial assistance and direct services. Hundreds of middle Tennessee residents have already filed an application. Some, however, may receive a letter stating their claim is ineligible for payment. If you receive that letter, you may be able to change the outcome. Many times, it’s a simple fix. An application is often denied because additional information is needed.
Survivors who registered with FEMA for disaster assistance following the June severe storms and flooding will receive a letter explaining FEMA’s eligibility decision and the reason for that decision.
Texas residents whose furnaces, septic systems or wells were damaged by February’s severe winter storms may be eligible for financial assistance under FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program. If denied assistance, applicants may appeal.
Survivors of February’s severe winter storms in Texas who registered with FEMA may have received a determination letter regarding your eligibility for assistance. Read the letter carefully. It may not be the final answer. FEMA may simply need extra documents to process your application. Every applicant may appeal FEMA’s decision.