Mississippi disaster survivors have two weeks left to apply for FEMA, SBA

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The logo of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seen at its headquarters August 27, 2011 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

PEARL, Miss. (BRPROUD) — FEMA says Hurricane Ida survivors in Mississippi have two weeks left to apply for assistance.

Homeowners, renters, business owners, and nonprofits in Amite, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Pike, Walthall, and Wilkinson counties are eligible to apply ahead of the Dec. 22 deadline, according to FEMA.

FEMA said individuals should have the following information available to apply for assistance:

  • Address of the primary dwelling where damage occurred
  • Your current mailing address, telephone number and Social Security number
  • Your insurance information
  • Total annual household annual income
  • Routing and account numbers for checking or savings accounts for direct deposit
  • A description of disaster damage and losses

Those applying for an SBA loan can apply online at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela or call SBA at (800) 659-2955.

Anyone in need of additional information or have any questions can visit DisasterAssistance.gov, call 800-621-3362 or use the FEMA mobile app.

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