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FEMA: More than $1.5M disbursed to those impacted by Hurricane Matthew

Riverside Drive in Conway is flooded after the Waccamaw River rises following Hurricane Matthew. (Source: Amy Lipman) Riverside Drive in Conway is flooded after the Waccamaw River rises following Hurricane Matthew. (Source: Amy Lipman)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Over 19,000 South Carolina residents have registered for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in individual assistance-designated counties in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

According to information from Renee Bafalis, media relations specialist for FEMA, those total registrations are approximately 19,192 as of Friday.

The total individual and household assistance disbursed to date is approximately $1,514,337, according to FEMA statistics released Friday.

Twenty-one South Carolina counties are currently eligible for FEMA’s individual assistance program. Included in that list are Horry, Georgetown, Marion, Marlboro, Williamsburg, Florence, Dillon and Darlington counties.

Approximately 11,765 inspections have been issued, and FEMA inspectors have completed 2,939.

To apply for FEMA assistance, call (800) 621-3362 or click here.

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