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FEMA approves $60,4000for local wildfire victims
Houston County Courier

As of Tuesday, Oct. 18, 21 Houston County residents have registered for wildfire disaster assistance, according to Bob Howard of FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency.According to Howard, $60,400 in emergency assistance has been approved to date for Houston Countians affected by wildfires.Statewide, 3,800 wildfire victims have registered and about $9.8 million in benefits have been approved.Howard encourages anyone affected by the recent wildfires who has not already applied for disaster assistance to do so by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362) or online at www.disasterassistance.gov.


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