FEMA, Federal Partners Continue Ian Response and Urgent Community Recovery

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WASHINGTON —¬†FEMA has approved more than $70 million for Florida survivors to jump start recovery efforts, as Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams check¬†on survivors, assist¬†with federal disaster assistance applications¬†and answer¬†questions about types of federal assistance available. Teams¬†are visiting shelters now to help survivors apply for assistance.

FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell will travel with President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. to Florida Wednesday to survey heavily damaged areas and meet with response officials about ongoing efforts to help survivors and hard-hit communities.

Disaster Recovery Centers will begin opening today. Centers are accessible offices staffed by state, federal and volunteer organizations that let everyone access recovery information.

Operation Blue Roof is now available to homeowners in Charlotte and Lee counties. Homeowners can sign up online at blueroof.us or call 1-888-ROOF-BLU…

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