Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance
|.||Homeowners and renters in Orange County who were affected by Hurricane Ian can apply for FEMA disaster assistance.
Apply online at www.disasterassistance.gov, call 800-621-3362 between 7am – 11pm Eastern, or use the FEMA mobile app. Those who use a relay service, such as a video relay service or a captioned telephone service, should provide that number to FEMA.
When applying for assistance, please have the following items ready:
Survivors may be eligible to receive assistance for uninsured or underinsured damage and losses resulting from Ian, If you have homeowners, renters, or flood insurance, you should file a claim as soon as possible. FEMA cannot duplicate benefits or losses covered by insurance. If your policy does not cover all your disaster expenses, you may be eligible for Federal assistance.
Take photos to document damage. Begin cleanup and repairs to prevent additional damage. Keep all receipts from purchases related to cleanup and repair.
Disaster assistance may include financial help with temporary lodging and home repairs, as well as other disaster-related expenses.
For an accessible video on how to apply for assistance, visit: youtube.com/watch?v=WZGpWI2RCNw
For information on Florida’s recovery from Hurricane Ian, visit fema.gov/disaster/hurricane-ian