Flood Assistance, Mitigation, and Recovery programs
Posted Thursday, October 8, 2015
See the following helpful information from the SC Department of Natural Resources:
- Anyone that is in a county that has received a disaster declaration can receive Individual Assistance from FEMA, up to $33,000. To apply and to check for updated disaster declaration information, go to www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA.
- FEMA also offers the Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) program for those with flood insurance on a substantially damaged home who need to bring their home into compliance, carrying a benefit of up to $30,000. Go to http://www.fema.gov/increased-cost-compliance-coverage for more information
- Also, see www.scemd.org for more information about disaster assistance and recovery
- Finally, the United Way is offering non-emergency assistance to those that are not in an emergency situation. Dial 2-1-1 any time for up-to-date information about access to community resources, supportive listening, and crisis intervention.