The FEMA meeting at the Cort Club was hosted by Senator Golden and the Gerritsen Beach Property Owners Association. George Broadhead, president ran the meeting. Senator Golden and a Representative of Congressman Turners office attended. Department of Environmental Protection attended the meeting. Good information from the 7 or so FEMA representatives that attended. Some of the important information is as follows:
Call if a disaster has caused:
- Damage to your home, personal property or vehicle.
- Loss of wages and/or
- Death of a loved one
Or if you need;
Essential home repairs; and/or
A low interest loan for a home or business.
Call 1800-621-3362 to register now or online at DisasterAssistance.gov
Deadline is October 31,2011. Get a claim # when you call.
The incident date was between August 26th and September 5th.
The disaster # is 4020
You should call your insurance company also to see if your insurance will cover your damage.
Once you get a denial from your insurance company, that letter should be forwarded to FEMA.
FEMA will come out to inspect your damage 5-7 days after you register.
If FEMA denies your claim they may offer you a loan for your home repairs at 2.5% interest.
If you are a non profit, FEMA may offer 3% loan.
If you are a business, you may be offered a 4% loan.
When you call please have;
Your social security number
A mailing address
Your personal telephone number
Address of the damaged property
Your routing number on your checking account.