Residents Affected by Hurricane Zeta Can Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance
Thursday January 14, 2021 10:48 am - 397 Views - Posted By Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
Homeowners and renters who suffered damage from Hurricane Zeta in eligible parishes should register with FEMA and apply for federal disaster assistance as soon as possible. Survivors may be eligible to receive assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from the hurricane.
The following options are available to register with FEMA
Call 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585; toll-free lines operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week
If you have previously applied for assistance for Hurricane Laura and/or Delta, you will have to register again.
Have the following available when you register:
A current phone number
Your address at the time of the disaster and the address where you are now staying
Your social security number if available
Your insurance policy number or insurance agency/company if applicable
U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loans are available for:
Businesses of any size and non-profits for up to $2 million for property damage
Small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most non-profits: up to $2 million for working capital needs even if they had no property damage, with a $2 million maximum loan for any combination of property damage and working capital needs
For homeowners: up to $200,000 to repair or replace their primary residence
For homeowners and renters: up to $40,000 to replace personal property, including vehicles