FEMA offers disaster assistance in Fort Myers, Marco Island

FILE: A man walks into a trailer provided by FEMA for Louisiana residents after Hurricane Katrina. Trailers will be set up for Collier County residents in the wake of Hurricane Irma. (Marvin Nauman/FEMA photo)

FORT MYERS, Fla. The Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide assistance to victims of Hurricane Irma during two disaster assistance service days.

Attendees can visit from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday at the Alliance for the Arts on 10091 McGregor Blvd., and Tuesday at Jesus the Worker Catholic Church on 811 Nuna Ave.

Officials will use this time to help individuals in disaster affected areas, according to FEMA. Mobile centers will also provide application assistance.

A FEMA disaster recovery center will also be set up from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Marco Island Police Department on 51 Bald Eagle Drive, police said.

Participants in Fort Myers need to register providing a social security number, contact information, financial information, bank account numbers, and their insurance policy. Those interested can register online or through the FEMA hotline by calling 1-800-621-3362 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

MORE: WINK News – Irma recovery web page

Writer:Rachel Ravina
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