Federal assistance available for flood damage in McHenry County

Residents and business owners who sustained losses because of April’s floods can request federal government assistance, according to a news release.

On Friday, President Barack Obama declared McHenry County and 10 other counties in the state federal disaster areas, making federal assistance available in the form of grants and loans to pay for repairs, property losses and temporary housing.

People can apply for help at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, at m.fema.gov on mobile devices or by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362).

Applicants registering for aid should be prepared to provide basic information about themselves, insurance coverage information and any other information to help substantiate losses. 

– Northwest Herald