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Disaster Assistance Information

DiNicola, Danae – September 13, 2011

If you sustained losses or damage from Tropical Storm Irene you may be eligible for disaster aid.

  • For more information, or to apply, visit disasterassistance.gov
  • You can also apply on your smartphone at: m.fema.gov (3362), or
  • by telephone: 1-800-621-FEMA (3662) [the TTY number is: 1-800-462-7585].
  • For 711 or Video Relay Service, call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)

When you apply for disaster assistance, please have the following available:

  • Social Security Number
  • Private insurance information, if available
  • Address and zip code of the damaged property
  • Directions to the damaged home or property
  • Daytime telephone number
  • A telephone number where we can reach you or leave a message
  • An address where you can get mail
  • If you want your disaster assistance funds sent directly to your bank, provide the FEMA agent with your bank account type (savings/checking), account number and routing number

Disaster recovery assistance for eligible recipients is available without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age disability, English proficiency or economic status.