Saturday, September 08, 2007

FEMA and Rock County

From the City of Evansville website:

Federal Emergency Management

Rock County is being declared eligible for federal disaster assistance. Since the greatest damage in the county was in the Evansville area, FEMA may be establishing temporary offices in Evansville to receive and assist Rock County residents with assistance applications.

Residents who suffered damages should register with FEMA online at or call 1-800-621-3362 or for TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the hearing or speech-impaired. The toll-free numbers are available from 8 am to 6 pm seven days a week.

Disaster assistance for eligible individuals may include:

*Grants to help pay for temporary housing and home repairs to make a home habitable.
*Grants for serious disaster-related expenses not covered by insurance.
*Low-interest disaster loans from the US Small Business Administration for homeowners, renters, and business owners to cover residential and business losses not fully compensated by insurance.

Full FEMA Press Release Available Here


From The Observer

In a press release today [Friday], FEMA has notified Evansville that Rock County has been added as a county approved for disaster assistance by FEMA----they will be bringing a trailer to Evansville next week and will be assisting residents......Details will be forthcoming so stay up to date with the City of Evansville web site for further details. ...

..."Please spread the word about this good news for residents affected here in Evansville. In speaking to Mayor Decker she indicated that the exact time and day of the trailer arriving here in Evansville next week is unknown----- so stay tuned to the City Web site for details.

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