CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- The deadline to apply for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Administration is quickly approaching. 

In Tennessee, that deadline is August 9th and in Alabama the deadline is Monday.

FEMA is urging those with any damage to apply for disaster relief.

To date, about 8,000 individuals in 17 Tennessee counties have applied for aid. Nearly $6.6 million was approved for those applicants.

You can register with FEMA online, or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).