Saturday, September 15, 2007

FEMA Is Still In Town

If you have a flood damage claim FEMA is at the Dean Center today and tomorrow yet.

From the Evansville City site:

All flood information is being consolidated on a single page. CLICK HERE. A link will be added under the What's Happening column on the city's homepage.

Rock County is being declared eligible for federal disaster assistance.

Since the greatest damage in the county was in the Evansville area, FEMA will be establishing temporary offices in Evansville From Thursday, September 13, to Saturday September 15.

They will be located in the Dean Center at 11 West Church Street. FEMA will assist area residents with the application materials, answer questions, and investigate damage. Residents should bring damage and repair estimates with them.

Residents who suffered damages may also 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:
1) Grants to help pay for temporary housing and home repairs to make a home habitable.
2) Grants for serious disaster-related expenses not covered by insurance.
3) 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

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