(As of Jan. 11, 2021, unless otherwise noted)
- Applicants should stay in touch with FEMA to keep their recovery on track. Missing or incorrect information could result in delays in receiving assistance.
- Survivors can stay in touch the following ways: Visit DisasterAssistance.gov; download the FEMA app; or call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week.
- While the deadline to apply with FEMA has passed, late applications may be accepted on a case-by case basis.
- 253 individuals and households have been approved for nearly $2.3 million in federal grants through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.
- More than $6.6 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for 51 homeowners and renters and one business as of Jan. 8.
- More than $1.8 million in grants approved for housing repairs or replacement for 143 homeowners.
- $443,178 in grants have been approved for personal property, transportation and other disaster-related serious needs for 216 applicants.
- 345 home inspections have been issued with 99 percent completed.
- Lincoln is one of four Oregon counties approved to participate in FEMA’s Direct Temporary Housing Program.
- FEMA is negotiating a lease of privately owned property on which to build a group site for 21 MHUs, which will provide temporary housing for eligible Lincoln County survivors and their families.
- Temporary housing is provided one of two ways: recreational vehicles (RVs) and Manufactured Housing Units (mobile homes).
- Survivor housing units are chosen by FEMA based on the survivor family composition and needs, as well as to ensure that requirements for access or functional needs are met.
- Ongoing participation in the program, which can last until March 2022, depends on each survivor’s efforts to find a permanent housing solution and following the rules established by the park and FEMA.