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Fact Sheet: FEMA May Help April 13 Storms Survivors with Generator Costs

  • April 13 storm survivors who applied for FEMA help may receive grants for generator costs.
  • The applicant’s registered dwelling must be their primary residence and located in Aiken, Barnwell, Berkeley, Colleton, Hampton, Marlboro, Oconee, Orangeburg or Pickens county.

Survivors Who Owned a Generator Prior to the April 13 Storms

One Week Remains to Apply for Disaster Assistance

COLUMBIA, S.C. – One week remains for South Carolina homeowners, renters and businesses to apply for federal disaster assistance if they had property damage or losses caused by the April 13 storms.

The deadline to register for assistance from FEMA and to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the
U.S. Small Business Administration is Tuesday, June 30.

To date, more than $7.5 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for April 13 storm survivors. This includes FEMA grants and low-interest disaster loans from the SBA.

Less Than Two Weeks Remain to Apply for Disaster Assistance

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina homeowners, renters and businesses who had property damage or loss caused related to the April 13 storms have less than two weeks left to register and apply for federal disaster assistance.

The deadline to register for assistance from FEMA and to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration is Tuesday, June 30.

Less Than Two Weeks Remain to Apply for Disaster Assistance

June 17, 2020

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FEMA News Desk: 877-568-9040

South Carolina News Desk: 803-737-8515

           

South Carolina: Spend FEMA Grant Wisely

June 15, 2020

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FEMA News Desk: 877-568-9040

South Carolina News Desk: 803-737-8515

           

South Carolina: Spend FEMA Grant Wisely

COLUMBIA, S.C. – More than 600 South Carolina households have received FEMA grants to help them recover from the April 13 storms.

It is important to remember that the funds are to be used only for certain disaster-related expenses. FEMA may audit survivors to confirm they spent grants for basic home repairs, replacing essential household items or paying for somewhere to stay if they cannot return home.
 
FEMA sends survivors letters that detail approved uses for grants. These may include:

Free Legal Help Available for South Carolina Storm Survivors

May 22, 2020

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FEMA News Desk: 877-568-9040

South Carolina News Desk: 803-737-8515

           

Understand What Losses FEMA May Cover

May 27, 2020

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FEMA News Desk: 877-568-9040

South Carolina News Desk: 803-737-8515

           

Renters Can Apply for FEMA Assistance

 

May 29, 2020

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FEMA News Desk: 877-568-9040

South Carolina News Desk: 803-737-8515