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Horry, Marlboro counties now available for individual FEMA assistance

The back parking lot of the Horry County Government and Justice Center is flooded by the rising Waccamaw River. (Source: WMBF News) The back parking lot of the Horry County Government and Justice Center is flooded by the rising Waccamaw River. (Source: WMBF News)

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved four additional counties for individual assistance in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

According to a press release, those counties approved are Horry, Marlboro, Clarendon and Calhoun counties.

Assistance can include money for temporary rental assistance and essential home repairs for primary homes, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help survivors recover from the effects of the disaster, the release stated. 

Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Jasper, Lee, Marion, Orangeburg, Sumter and Williamsburg counties were previously designated for individual assistance.

Survivors can register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling (800) 621-3362.

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