FEMA: Deadline for flood assistance Monday

November 24, 2008 11:27:28 AM PST
FEMA is warning Indiana residents affected by flooding in September that Monday is the final day to register for assistance.Hoosiers affected by September storms and flooding must register by Monday for disaster assistance. Individuals and business owners in the 30 counties designated for Individual Assistance can register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Or, go online to WWW.FEMA.gov.

? Speech or hearing impaired residents can apply using TTY 1-800-462-7585.

? Today is also the deadline to return SBA disaster loan applications.

? Applicants with question regarding their SBA loan applications may call the SBA Customer service line at 1-800-659-2955.

? Applicants may also visit an SBA Disaster Loan Center.

? There are two SBA centers in Lake County. 9450 Calumet Avenue in Munster and at Ivy Tech Community College, 1440 E. 35th Avenue in Gary.

? Anyone needing help with other disaster assistance matters can call the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-3362.

? Approved federal disaster aid to residents of Indiana has now topped $50 million.