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Deadlines for flood recovery aid approaching

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(WMBF) – While individuals affected by the historic flooding across the state last month have until December 4 to apply for assistance from FEMA, Wednesday is the last day to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in many counties.

More than 76,456 individuals and households have contacted FEMA for assistance or information in the aftermath of the floods, according to the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. More than $56.8 million has been approved to help survivors with essential home repairs, temporary rental assistance, and serious disaster related needs.

The deadline to apply for FEMA assistance is December 4. Click here to learn more about the application process and find a link to apply for FEMA aid here

Wednesday, November 4 is the deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in Charleston, Dorchester, Georgetown, Horry, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland and Williamsburg counties, according to SCEMD, with deadlines in other counties fast approaching. This assistance is available to those who have lost jobs or businesses as a result of the flooding. Individuals and businesses can apply online at https://mybenefits.dew.sc.gov or call: 866-831-1724.

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