Deadline to apply FEMA disaster assistance and SBA extended

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – The deadlines for families affected by Hurricane Ida to apply for FEMA disaster assistance or FEMA Disaster Assistance and to apply for an SBA loan
have both been extended to Monday, Nov. 29.

Homeowners and renters who live in Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana parishes are eligible.

FEMA disaster assistance may be available to help pay uninsured or underinsured losses such as home repair for disaster-related damage, rental assistance, reimbursement for lodging expenses for individuals whose home was inaccessible or unhabitable during the disaster, medical expenses incurred from this disaster or other disaster-related needs.

There are three ways you can apply, online by clicking here, or by phone by calling 1-800-621-3362 or TTY 1-200-462-7585 or by downloading the FEMA app.

Written by WAFB Staff

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