Saturday, September 27, 2008

Hurricane Dolly Damages - Registration Deadline for Disaster Claims

The Rio Grande Valley is continuing its recovery from Hurricane Dolly. Residents in the disaster declared counties of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy have until Tuesday, September 30th, to register for aid from FEMA and to submit a disaster loan application to the US Small Business Adminstration in order to help them recover.

Registration can be done online at or by calling FEMA's toll free registration line at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or for the speech and hearing-impaired at TTY 1-800-462-7585.

So far 13,463 people inpacted by Hurricane Dolly have met with disaster recovery specialists at one of the 13 Disaster Recovery Centers that traveled through the affected areas. All Disaster Recovery Centers have now closed.

Be aware. Be prepared. Be informed.



Anonymous said...

Thanks for the information Riverwalker, it is amazing the damage a Cat 1 barely 2 can do. Our alleys are clogged with debris - lucky that its been wet, or we'd have one heck of a fire hazzard going.


riverwalker said...

To: j.r.

Glad it helped. Sorry I didn't respond to your comment sooner. Sometimes I get busy and miss responding.