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Published: Wednesday, August 07, 2019 @ 6:44 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
— The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended its deadline for survivors of the Memorial Day tornadoes to apply for disaster grants.
Anyone in the disaster-designated counties, including Auglaize, Darke, Greene, Mercer, Miami and Montgomery counties, may be eligible for a grant. The deadline to apply is Sept. 3.
The U.S. Small Business Administration also extended its deadline to Sept. 3 for applications for low-interest disaster loans to repair homes or businesses for those referred by FEMA.
To register for FEMA, visit www.disasterassistance.gov or call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. Phone lines are open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., until further notice. Those interested also can use the FEMA disaster app on a smartphone.