RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina survivors of Hurricane Florence have until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 to register for assistance from FEMA or apply for a low-interest loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Individuals and businesses with uninsured losses can register with FEMA by:
• Calling the disaster assistance helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Multilingual operators are available.
• Going online to DisasterAssistance.gov.
• Downloading the FEMA mobile app.
• Downloading the ReadyNC app.
To apply for an SBA low-interest disaster loan, contact SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 before the Dec. 19 deadline. The deaf and hard-of-hearing may call 800-877-8339. Email the SBA at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit SBA’s website at sba.gov/disaster.