This is an important message from ALERT Indian River
Indian River County has been approved for FEMA Individual Assistance!
Submit a claim to your homeowner’s insurance, if applicable.
If you have experienced damage to your home as the result of Hurricane Irma, you may qualify for FEMA assistance. Apply online at https://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or call 1-800-621-3362; those who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362.
Click on this link to find out What to expect when you call FEMA:
When you register for disaster assistance either online or by phone, you will need the following to complete your application.
- Social Security number
- Address of the location where the damage occured (pre-disaster address)
- Current mailing address
- Current telephone number
- Insurance information
- Total household annual income
- Routing and account number for your checking or savings account (this allows FEMA to directly transfer disaster assistance funds into your bank account).
- A description of your disaster-caused damage and losses
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