NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — For those who experienced damage from the storms and flooding earlier this year, Wednesday, July 7 is the deadline to apply for federal assistance.
In order to be eligible, the damage needed to have happened between March 25 and April 3 in Davidson, Williamson or Wilson County.
The deadline is not just for Federal Emergency Management Agency for federal disaster assistance, it also includes applying to the Small Business Administration for low-interest disaster loans, according to FEMA.
When you are applying for assistance there are some steps FEMA needs you to do beforehand:
- Take photos of things that were damaged
- Make a list of everything that was damaged
- If you have insurance, you have to file a claim
When applying online, there are a few pieces of information that you'll need: Social Security number, annual household income, a way to be contacted, insurance and bank account details.