Posted October 1, 2022 | 11:06 a.m
Hillsborough County residents affected by Hurricane Ian are eligible for individual disaster relief from FEMA. Residents can easily access federal disaster relief through the Mobile FEMA App available in the Apple App Store or on Google Play. The app allows residents to upload and share photos of damage, access local resources, and toggle between English and Spanish. Help can also be requested by completing an online questionnaire and a Help Request DisasterAssistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362 (TTY: 1-800-462-7585). Those with access to the internet are encouraged to apply online.
FEMA fact sheet has more information, including program details for individuals and households as well Information in multiple languages how FEMA can help residents and their families after a disaster.
Connect. stay alert
For more information on Hillsborough County’s response to Hurricane Ian, visit HCFLGov.net/StaySafe and sign up for the HCFL warning system. You can also follow Hillsborough County on social media on Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor for updates.
Residents without digital access are encouraged to call 833-HC STORM or 833-427-8676the county’s storm information line or visit HCFLGov.net/StaySafe.