located 21 miles west of Chicago, offers
natural beauty, hometown charm, and
a friendly community atmosphere. The
village serves as a great base for commerce,
education, and suburban living. You'll
find Hinsdale, Illinois is like a fresh
breath of air."
Flood Recovery: What Hinsdale
residents need to know
May 10, President Obama issued a Presidential
Disaster Declaration for Cook and DuPage
Counties, along with several other counties
How to Apply for Assistance:
Those in the county designated for assistance
to affected residents and business owners
can begin the disaster application process
online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov
enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov
1-800-621-3362, Disaster assistance
applicants, who have a speech disability
or hearing loss and use TTY, should
call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for
those who use 711 or Video Relay Service
(VRS), call 1-800-621-3362.
toll-free telephone numbers are available
from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time)
Monday through Sunday until further
notice. Applicants registering for aid
should be prepared to provide basic
information about themselves (name,
permanent address, phone number), insurance
coverage and any other information to
help substantiate losses.
Many Residents May Mistakenly
Believe They Have Registered with FEMA
AURORA, Ill. – After the spring storms
and flooding that took place between
April 16 and May 5, many affected residents
have spoken to representatives from
insurance companies and state and local
agencies about disaster assistance and
may be under the mistaken impression
they have registered with FEMA.
The way to know for sure that you have
registered with FEMA is if you have
been assigned a nine-digit Registration
Identification Number, which verifies
your registration status.
Following are the several ways of registering
for FEMA disaster assistance:
Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362
or (TTY) 800-462-7585
For those who use 711 Relay or Video
Relay Services, call 800-621-3362
Online at www.disasterassistance.gov
The toll-free numbers operate from
7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Multilingual
phone operators are available on the
FEMA helpline. Choose Option 2 for Spanish
and Option 3 for other languages.
The deadline to register for
FEMA disaster assistance is Tuesday,
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