Deadline approaching for FEMA Zeta disaster help

If you suffered Hurricane Zeta damage, a major deadline for disaster assistance is quickly approaching.

The deadline to apply for FEMA Zeta disaster assistance is Monday, March 1st, the last day you can apply for FEMA funds to help you make repairs or for recovery from last year’s October hurricane.

So far, 3,615 individuals and households here in Mississippi that have sustained damage have been approved for more than $12.8 million in FEMA assistance, including $10.7 million for housing assistance and $2.1 million approved for other disaster related needs.

FEMA Zeta Assistance Media Relations Manager Robert Howard said, “If you suffered damage, if you’re having trouble in recovering from Hurricane Zeta, we encourage you to apply. Don’t wait until March 1st. Do it today.”

To apply you can download the FEMA app, go to their website at or call 1-800-621-3362.

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