Disaster Assistance Available in Pinellas
FEMA workers will be available at several events to help residents and businesses who suffered property damage because of Hurricane Irma.
PINELLAS COUNTY – Disaster assistance events are scheduled in Pinellas County for residents and businesses who suffered property damage or loss directly caused by the Hurricane Irma.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Survival Assistance personnel will be at these locations:
- Today (Sept. 28): Centre of Palm Harbor, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Friday through Sunday (Sept. 29 – Oct. 1): Fire Station 45, 1140 Court St., Clearwater, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Monday through Wednesday (Oct. 2 – Oct. 4): Park Station, Room 202, 5851 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The team will be available to answer questions and help residents apply for disaster assistance. More locations throughout the county will be available in the coming weeks. This assistance is in addition to FEMA Disaster Survival Assistance Teams who are working with residents on needed information to help them register for assistance.
Online registration is the most efficient way to apply for assistance from FEMA, which can be done at DisasterAssistance.gov or through the FEMA mobile app to avoid long wait times on the phone. The app is available for download through the Apple App Store or Google Play by searching for FEMA.
Residents may also register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA. It is best to call early or late to avoid long wait times. Those residents who use TTY can call 1-800-462-7585. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. EDT seven days a week. Residents may also be referred to the Small Business Administration to review their disaster-related losses.
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