Today is the last day to register for FEMA assistance after Hurricane Irma in Florida

ORLANDO — You have until 11:59 p.m. tonight, Friday, Nov. 24, to register with FEMA if you have damage caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida between Sept. 4 and Oct. 18.
How to register:
• Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
• Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 for voice, 711 and Video Relay Service (VRS). If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability and use a TTY, call 800-462-7585. Help is available in many languages. Helpline numbers are open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. EST, seven days a week.
• Information is available in ASL at: fema.gov/medialibrary/assets/videos/111546.
• Download the FEMA Mobile App and apply.
You may also visit a Disaster Recovery Center. A list of DRCs is available on the FEMA Mobile App, online at fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or by calling the FEMA Helpline.
If you have insurance, register. Why? Your insurance may not cover all your losses. If under-insured, you may be eligible to recover costs of necessary and serious disaster-related expenses through a FEMA grants program called Other Needs Assistance. The program provides financial assistance for:
• Personal property loss;
• Medical, dental and funeral expenses;
• Transportation repairs/replacement;
• New child care expenses or an increased burden of such expenses;
• Miscellaneous expenses such as dehumidifiers and chainsaws.
The deadline to submit an application for a Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest disaster loan also is at 11:59 p.m. tonight. Submitting a loan application does not imply acceptance of a loan; it’s a necessary step to being considered for other forms of disaster assistance.
For more information, applicants may contact SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center by calling 800-659-2955, emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov, or visiting SBA’s website at SBA.gov/disaster. Individuals who are deaf and hard-of-hearing may call 800-877-8339. SBA representatives are also available at any DRC or business recovery center.
For more recovery information, visit www.FEMA.gov/IrmaFL, or follow us @FEMARegion4 on Twitter and on FEMA’s Facebook page.

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