How to Apply for FEMA’s Hurricane Ian Disaster Assistance – NBC 6 South Florida

Hurricane Ian survivors have just one day left to apply for disaster assistance with FEMA and apply for a US Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest disaster loan.

Applications must be received by 11:59 pm ET on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, to be considered for assistance.

Application and disaster information is still available by calling the FEMA helpline, going online, using the FEMA mobile app, or visiting a disaster recovery center as follows:

  • Call 800-621-3362. The toll-free number operates from 7 am to 11 pm ET seven days a week. Help is available in most languages.
  • Go online at
  • Download the FEMA App.
  • Visit to the center You can go online to: DRC Locator to find one nearby.

The agency says it will continue working with the state of Florida to help survivors and communities in their long-term rebuilding and recovery efforts. For more information on Ian recovery, visit or You can also follow FEMA Region 4 (@femaregion4) on Twitter.

The road to recovery is a long one following one of the deadliest hurricanes South Florida has ever seen. NBC 6’s Kristin Sanchez reports.


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