(As of Nov. 15, 2020, unless otherwise noted)
- 230 individuals and households have been approved for nearly $1.8 million in federal grants through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.
- More than $4.9 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for 34 homeowners and renters as of Nov. 13.
- More than $1.4 million in grants approved for housing repairs or replacement for 121 homeowners.
- $387,993 in grants have been approved for personal property, transportation and other disaster-related serious needs for 204 applicants.
- 317 home inspections have been issued with 99 percent completed
- Lincoln County has been approved to participate in FEMA’s Direct Temporary Housing Program.
- Survivors do not apply for Direct Temporary Housing, rather FEMA will contact applicants who are eligible and meet the criteria established for the program.
- FEMA is contacting eligible survivors to determine their interest and explain the program. Based on the information provided by the applicant, FEMA determines the type of housing that will best meet the needs of each survivor’s family.
- Assistance is available for up to 18 months from the date of the disaster declaration (Sept. 15, 2020 through March 15, 2022) while survivors work toward their long-term housing solution.
Outreach to Survivors:
- The External Outreach Site at Lincoln County Outlet Mall, 1500 E. Devils Lake Rd., Suite 200, Lincoln City, OR 97367, closed Nov. 14 and assisted 125 visitors.
- There have been 12 Speaker’s Bureau events, providing information regarding FEMA programs throughout disaster-affected communities.
- Through Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) field outreach, 242 survivors were referred to disaster resources and recovery partners for needs beyond what FEMA can provide as of Nov. 9.
- Through DSA virtual outreach, at least 32,812 people were reached via 76 organizations and non-congregate shelters willing to disseminate disaster assistance information aka, DSA Distro Packet as of Nov. 9.