For Immediate Release: September 29, 2017
Contact: Kate Flexter, Communications Specialist 941-928-3988
Sarasota, FL: Representatives with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are stationed at the Robert L. Taylor Community Complex, 1845 34th Street, to help individuals impacted by Hurricane Irma register for Individual Disaster Assistance.
The FEMA program offers assistance to individuals and families whose homes were damaged as a result of a presidentially-declared disaster, including Hurricane Irma.
Representatives will be available at RLTCC from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, September 29 through Wednesday, October 4, excluding Sunday.
Individuals can also register online by visiting www.DisasterAssistance.gov or over the phone by calling 1-800-621-3362 (711/Video Relay Service), TTY 1-800-462-7585.
To register, the following information will be needed:
- Social Security number
- Address of the damaged home or apartment
- Description of the damage
- Information about insurance coverage
- Current telephone number
- Address where you can receive mail
- Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds
RLTCC remains open for all regular hours and activities.
For more information visit https://www.fema.gov/ or call 1-800-621-3362 (711/Video Relay Service), TTY 1-800-462-7585.
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