FEMA: Over $13 million approved for local disaster relief
HAMILTON COUNTY, TN. (WRCB) – Friday, the Federal Emergency Management Administration announced those affected by severe weather in 26 counties across Tennessee have been approved for nearly $25 million in federal aid.
As of July 6th, around 12,000 victims across the state applied for aid from FEMA, with about 8,000 coming from Bledsoe, Bradley, Hamilton, McMinn, Monroe, Rhea and other surrounding counties.
Since the presidential disaster declaration on May 1st, over $13-million has been approved to help weather-related victims throughout the Channel 3 viewing area.
The deadline to register with FEMA for disaster assistance is August 9th. You can register online or call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).