At Globe Live Media we explain how to obtain a one-time payment of $700 dollars if you were one of the victims affected by Hurricane Ian in Florida. We also tell you about other financial aid that FEMA is currently offering to the inhabitants of that state.
As part of the economic aid that the United States federal government is providing for the victims of Hurricane Ian in Florida, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently approved Critical Needs Assistance, which It consists of a single payment of $700 dollars per affected family.
At Globe Live Media we explain everything you need to know about this payment and how you can obtain it.
Who is eligible for this $700 payment?
In order to obtain this assistance, you must meet the following points:
1) Live in an area declared a major disaster area (such as Florida after Hurricane Ian).
2) You had to leave your main home because of the disaster.
3) Due to said eviction, you need to cover critical expenses such as the purchase of:
– First aid items.
– Baby formula.
– Medical supplies.
– Medical equipment.
– Personal hygiene items.
– Gasoline for the transfer.
How can I request this payment of $700 dollars?
This assistance is made within the same request for assistance for individuals and families offered by FEMA.
This can be done in three ways:
1) Online: through the Disaster Assistance portal.
2) By phone at 1-800-621-3362 (TTY 1-800-462-7585).
3) Directly in person through a FEMA disaster recovery center.
What other help is offered for victims of Hurricane Ian in Florida?
Floridians who have lost income due to Hurricane Ian can apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
They can do this by calling 800-385-3920 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 6:30 PM ET, Monday through Friday, or by going to a local Career Source Center.
Alternatively, you can apply for a low-interest disaster loan from the US Small Business Administration (SBA), which has approved approximately $65.4 million in various financing for homeowners, renters, and business owners. affected in Florida.
Also, residents of Brevard, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Flagler, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns and Volusia are eligible to apply for individual assistance from FEMA.
For more information, you can search the FEMA web portal for the specific type of assistance you require.
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