FEMA has approved a Major Disaster Declaration in Mercer County, allowing individuals impacted by Tropical Storm Ida to register at www.disasterassistance.gov for direct assistance for Ida-related recovery. This assistance can include home repairs, temporary housing, low-cost loans and other programs. Those affected are strongly encouraged to file a claim as soon as possible either by visiting the website above or by downloading the FEMA App. If it is not possible to apply online, call 800-621-3362.
The U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans are also available for homeowners, renters, businesses of any size and most non-profits. Apply at https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/ela/s/
For more information and disaster resources, visit https://hamiltonnj.com/ready