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FEMA Assistance Available: Jan. 12 Tornado in North Mobile County

Posted on: Feb 5th, 2023 | News and AnnouncementsPress Releasesfeatured news

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. -- Applications for FEMA assistance are now available for those impacted by the Jan. 12, EF 2 tornado in north Mobile County.

 

The impacted area is in Mobile County Commission District 1. The National Weather Service in Mobile determined an EF2 tornado touched down in north Mobile County: west of Old Citronelle Road, east of U.S. Highway 45 near Gulfcrest through forested areas. It left a significant tree debris signature around Movico Loop roads and U.S. Highway 43 near Cedar Creek Landing Road.

 

ACCESS MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING APPLICATIONS FOR ASSISTANCE AT:

http://ema.alabama.gov/2023/02/04/mobile-and-morgan-counties-eligible-for-fema-assistance/.

For convenience, here is the text of Alabama Emergency Management Agency’s notification published Feb. 4:

 

MOBILE AND MORGAN COUNTIES ELIGIBLE FOR FEMA ASSISTANCE

                             February 4, 2023 

 

Mobile and Morgan counties are now eligible for FEMA assistance after the Jan. 12 severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes in Alabama.

Individuals and households in Mobile and Morgan counties can apply for FEMA Individual Assistance, which may include temporary housing assistance, basic home repairs and certain other uninsured disaster-related needs.

These counties join Autauga, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Greene, Hale, Sumter, and Tallapoosa counties, which were previously approved for Individual Assistance.

Survivors can apply for disaster assistance at disasterassistance.gov, by using the FEMA mobile app, or by calling 800-621-3362. The helpline is open, and help is available from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. central time in most languages. If you use a relay service such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, give FEMA the number for that service.

For information on Alabama’s disaster recovery, visit fema.gov/disaster/4684. Follow FEMA on Twitter at FEMA Region 4 (@femaregion4) / Twitter and at facebook.com/fema.

 

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