Pameno.com

  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size
Home News FEMA Mobile Disaster Centers Roll Out to Flood Victims in Texas, Kentucky, Illinois

FEMA Mobile Disaster Centers Roll Out to Flood Victims in Texas, Kentucky, Illinois

Share

Portable Fema-mobiles such as this one are now open for business in flooded areas of Illinois, Kentucky and Texas. Photo: Wikipedia.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has introduced a new way of processing claims and getting aid to renters and homeowners in disaster areas, the Disaster Recovery Center. The Disaster Recovery Center is a mobile office that's capable of covering a large amount of area in a small amount of time.

While many areas get declared disaster areas by the president, getting people through the paperwork to make repairs and return to normal life isn't always so easy. The mobile offices are an attempt to change that.

 

{dybanners}12{/dybanners}


Homeowners under the FEMA plan can apply for up to $200,000 in aid, renters $40,000, and owners of businesses, up to $2 million. Representatives of the Small Business Association are also on hand to give information on small business loans, and in most locations, local attorneys are on hand for free legal service.

So far, the program is targeting flooded areas in Kentucky and Illinois, as well as areas in South Texas affected by Hurricane Alex.

The areas include Carter and Lewis Counties in Kentucky, Carrol, Jo Daviess, Ogle, Stephenson, Winnebago,DuPage, and Cook Counties in Illinois, and Cameron, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells Maverick, Starr, Webb, Willacy, and Zapata Counties in Texas.

 
Share

Inside Pameno

Win an iPad from Pameno

Enter to win an Apple Ipad.

Pameno is looking for real people to feature as part of our new Local Heroes section.

Current US Hazards

Realtime Map of US HazardsLook at current hazards in the United States, from fires and industrial accidents, to earthquakes and floods.

Connect With Us

facebook  twitter

Banner

Latest News


generic viagra