More than $4.4 billion in federal grants, disaster loans and flood insurance payments have been provided to families affected by Florida and Hurricane Ian to help survivors begin recovery quickly.
FEMA provided $847 million to households affected by Hurricane Ian and $496 million to the state for emergency response to Hurricane Ian. Meanwhile, the U.S. Small Business Administration provided her with a $1.35 billion disaster loan, and the National Flood Insurance Program paid out her $1.72 billion insurance claim. Survivor of Hurricane Ian.
In addition, FEMA has received 3,516 registrations. Hurricane Nicol Survivor.
FEMA Continues to Help Floridians Affected by Hurricane Ian
- FEMA provided individual assistance to 26 Florida counties affected by Hurricane Ian. Brevard, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Flagler, Glades, Hardy, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsboro, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole residences Individuals, St. John’s County, and Volusia County are eligible to apply for Individual Assistance. The application deadline is January 12, 2023.
- FEMA is reaching out to survivors of Hurricane Ian to help speed up their recovery. Disaster Survivor Assistance specialists go door-to-door in Florida neighborhoods to help individuals enroll in assistance. These teams visited more than 351,000 of her homes and interacted with approximately 152,000 survivors in counties designated for individual assistance after Hurricane Ian.
- Twenty-four disaster recovery centers are operating in areas affected by Hurricane Ian. almost 101,000 Visiting survivors.
- FEMA is providing transition sheltering assistance to eligible survivors for temporary hotel stays in 26 counties designated after Hurricane Ian. As of today, the program offers housing 1,616 number of households 3,900 member.
- Hundreds of FEMA inspectors did more than 252,000 Home inspections for survivors of Hurricane Ian who applied for federal disaster assistance.
- FEMA is providing temporary housing for eligible Hurricane Ian survivors in Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Hardy, Lee, Sarasota, and Volusia counties. FEMA has approved Direct Temporary Housing Assistance to provide options for people displaced by the hurricane. FEMA has determined that rental assistance is insufficient to meet the housing needs of these counties due to the lack of available housing resources. FEMA will notify applicants who qualify for direct housing. It takes time to transport, permit, install and inspect these units before they are available. Direct temporary housing assistance may be provided for up to 18 months from the Federal Disaster Declaration date of September 29, 2022 through March 28, 2024.
- The US Small Business Administration has approved a $1.35 billion low-interest disaster loan. For homeowners, renters and business owners affected by Hurricane Ian. Business Recovery Centers are located in Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, and Seminole counties.
- As of December 27, FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has received more than 45,500 flood insurance claims and paid out more than $1.72 billion to policyholders affected by Hurricane Ian.
- NFIP policyholders can receive up to $1,000 We will refund purchases of supplies such as sandbags, plastic sheets and lumber. You can also receive up to $1,000 in storage costs if you move your insured assets. A policyholder must submit a flood loss avoidance claim regardless of whether the flood damage was successfully prevented.
- FEMA employs over 300 local jobs in Brandon, Fort Myers, Kissimmee, Orlando and Sarasota. These positions are scheduled for his 120 days full-time and may be extended depending on operational needs. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at USAJobs.gov.
- Disaster Unemployment Assistance is available to eligible survivorsFloridians can claim loss of income caused by Hurricane Ian. Disaster Unemployment Assistance – FloridaJobs.org Select “Apply for Hurricane Ian DUA” Local CareerSource career center, or call 800-385-3920. Customer Service Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm ET.
- Low-income Florida residents recovering from Hurricane Ian may be eligible for assistance from the USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP). Survivors can find more information about Florida’s D-SNAP program by visiting the Florida Department of Children and Families. Hurricane Ian Response and Recovery website.
- Operation Blue Roof Installed 20,119 Roofs It is located in Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Lee, and Sarasota counties. (Mission complete.)
- National Flood Insurance Program Flood policyholders in Florida affected by Hurricane Ian have 90 days to renew their policies. This extension applies to contracts with renewal dates between August 25, 2022 and October 23, 2022. Policyholders with renewal dates within this range should contact their agent or insurance company. FEMA has also extended the proof of loss requirement for flood insurance policyholders in Florida affected by Hurricane Ian from his 60 days to his 365 days. For more information on how to claim flood insurance, please visit: How to start a flood insurance claim.
- If you or your family uses adaptive or accessibility items that were damaged by Hurricane Ian, you may be eligible for FEMA assistance for those items. For homeowners, items include exterior ramps, handrails, and paved walkways from vehicles to home entrances. Awards do not count toward housing assistance or personal property maximum awards. For more information for homeowners and renters, please visit: Updates to FEMA’s Personal Assistance Program and Policy Guide.
Hurricane Nicol survivors now receive federal aid
- Homeowners and renters in Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Putnam, St. Johns, or Volusia counties affected by Hurricane Nicol are now eligible to apply for FEMA disaster assistance. Because President Joseph R. Biden approved a request for a major disaster declaration in Florida.
- FEMA has six disaster recovery centers We operate in counties affected by Hurricane Nicol.
- Brevard, Duval, Flagler, Indian River, Martin, Nassau, Palm Beach, St. Johns, St. Lucie, and Volusia counties received authorization for public assistance. In the first Hurricane Nicol disaster declaration issued on December 13th.
- Fifty-one counties in Florida affected by Hurricane Nicole were eligible for emergency protection measures, including direct federal assistance under the Public Assistance Program.Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Broward, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Grays, Gulf, Hamilton, Hardy, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsboro, Holmes-Jackson. , Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Leon, Levi, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Miami-Dade, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter, Suwanee, Taylor, Union , Wakulla, Washington. The Miccosukee Indians of Florida and the Seminoles of Florida.
- FEMA Individuals and Households Program Approved $1.27 Million for Survivors of Hurricane Nicoleof which $896,400 was distributed.
- FEMA received 3,516 registrations for individual assistance Due to Hurricane Nicole, including 2,534 registrations from designated counties.
- FEMA teams operating in the vicinity We visited 3,249 households affected by Hurricane Nicole.
- US Small Business Administration approves $958,000 low-interest disaster loan For homeowners, renters and business owners affected by Hurricane Nicole.