Sunday, June 13, 2010

FEMA Declares Putnam County Eligible For Aid

The White House has issued a federal disaster declaration for Putnam County, making federal assistance available to help individuals, businesses and communities recover from the devastation of recent flooding. The disaster declaration makes a range of assistance available for individuals, including grants for home repairs, funding for temporary housing and other major flood-related expenses. Individuals have until August 12th to apply. Federal officials say property owners should register damage with FEMA -- even if their property is insured. You can register online at http://www.fema.gov/ or by phone at 1-800-621-FEMA.