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FEMA help still available even as registration ends

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

One day after registration for federal assistance for the April tornadoes has ended, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is still an active part of the recovery team in Alabama. Close to 88,000 households registered for FEMA assistance and we're urging them to stay in touch with us to monitor the progress of their applications, provide new contact information or appeal a FEMA decision. Applicants can call the FEMA helpline at 800-621-FEMA (3362).

The phone lines are open every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time. Applications can also be tracked on the Web site www.DisasterAssistance.gov. See the attached news release for more information. 

Approved federal assistance in the state is close to $138 million, including more than $65 million in FEMA grants and close to $73 million in low-interest disaster loans provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

Here are FEMA totals for counties in your area as of Tuesday, July 19:

Elmore

596 applications

Housing Assistance (funded by FEMA): $710,493.86

Other Needs Assistance (funded by FEMA and the state): $164,719.45

Individuals and Households Program total: $875,213.31 

Autauga

536 applications

Housing Assistance (funded by FEMA): $564,723.97

Other Needs Assistance (funded by FEMA and the state): $82,925.63

Individuals and Households Program total: $647,649.60 

Tallapoosa

366 applications

Housing Assistance (funded by FEMA): $193,302.23

Other Needs Assistance (funded by FEMA and the state): $42,118.92

Individuals and Households Program total: $235,421.15 

Coosa

90 applications

Housing Assistance (funded by FEMA): $24,301.58

Other Needs Assistance (funded by FEMA and the state): $4,665.74

Individuals and Households Program total: $28,967.32 

Chambers

140 applications

Housing Assistance (funded by FEMA): $22,166.71

Other Needs Assistance (funded by FEMA and the state): $2,110.38

Individuals and Households Program total: $24,277.09 

INFORMATION SOURCE: FEMA

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