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Survivors Initially Denied FEMA Help Due To Insurance Coverage May Still Be Eligible

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Did you suffer damage from the May 27-29 tornadoes, storms and flooding, but have been denied Individual Assistance by FEMA because of your insurance coverage, and it now turns out that you are insured for some but not all damages, or none at all?

You may be eligible now or later for FEMA Individual Assistance if you:
• Were denied insurance by your insurance company.
• Or your insurance claim has been settled and you can demonstrate to FEMA that your insurance didn’t cover essential needs.

FEMA Awards $1,920,201 Grant to the City of Sharonville

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,920,201 in Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) funds to the city of Sharonville, Ohio, for modification of the spillway at the Sharonville Detention Reservoir. The funds will also be used to relocate the intersection of Main Street and U.S. Route 42 so the culverts there can be replaced with an open channel stream and new bridge structure.

FEMA Awards $2,670,712 Grant to the City of Euclid

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $2,670,712 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to the City of Euclid, Ohio, for the construction of a shoreline stabilization project to address existing erosion and prevent failure of structures on properties adjacent to the shoreline of Lake Erie.

Counting the Hours…

COLUMBUS, Ohio – If you sustained losses during the Memorial Day weekend tornadoes and storms, and you live in one of the designated counties  – Montgomery, Greene, Mercer, Miami, Perry, Muskingum, Pickaway, Mahoning, Auglaize, Hocking and Darke – you can still seek eligibility for federal disaster assistance by registering with FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

But you’ll have to move fast. Registration closes at midnight, local time, September 3rd.

To register:

Disaster Recovery Center in Montgomery County Will Transition to SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State of Ohio and FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Dayton will close on Friday, Aug. 30 at the end of its regular business day. It will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 8 a.m. EDT as a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

The Disaster Loan Outreach Center location will be at:
Child Health Pavilion
(Second Floor, Inside)
Dayton Children’s Hospital
1010 Valley St.
Dayton, OH 45404
Open Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. EDT
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Two Weeks Left to FEMA Deadline

COLUMBUS, Ohio –Tuesday, September 3 is the deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance from FEMA or for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). If you live in one of the 11 designated counties and you sustained damage or were displaced by the Memorial Day weekend tornadoes, storms and flooding, the window of opportunity to access federal disaster assistance is steadily closing.

Registering with FEMA is easy and there are several ways to do so before the deadline:

Disaster Recovery Center in Boardman, Mahoning

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State of Ohio and FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Boardman will close at the end of its regular business day on Thursday, Aug. 15. It will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16 as a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

The Disaster Loan Outreach Center location is:

Boardman Township Administration Building
8299 Market St.
Boardman, OH 44512
Open Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

It will operate until further notice.

Hours Change at Montgomery Recovery Center


COLUMBUS, OH – The Montgomery County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), run jointly by the State of Ohio and FEMA, will change its hours of operation beginning Thursday, August 15.

The center’s new hours will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located at the Dayton Children’s Hospital in the Child Health Pavilion, 1010 Valley St., Dayton.

FEMA Extends Registration Deadline


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Ohio have announced that FEMA is extending the registration period for survivors of the Memorial Day weekend storms to give you extra time to apply for disaster grants. The new registration deadline is September 3.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) also is extending its registration deadline to September 3 to give you an opportunity to apply for low-interest disaster loans to repair your home or business if you have been referred by FEMA.

Trotwood Disaster Recovery Center to Close


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State of Ohio-FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at Trotwood-Madison High School will close at the end of its regular business day on Thursday, Aug. 8.

With students scheduled to arrive for the first day of the 2019-2020 school year on Monday, Aug. 12, state and FEMA officials are consolidating the Trotwood DRC into the Dayton DRC nearby.