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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 disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. You can also visit SBA’s website at sba.gov/disaster.

For more information on North Carolina’s recovery from Hurricane Florence, visit ncdps.gov/Florence and FEMA.gov/Disaster/4393. Follow us on Twitter: @NCEmergency and @FEMARegion4.