According to Pocahontas County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Michael O’Brien, representatives from FEMA [Federal Emergency Management Agency] are onsite in Pocahontas County and will be doing house visits with the people who have filed claims and those who have notified emergency management of damages due to the recent flooding.
If you have not yet made a claim or notified emergency management of damages and wish to do so, please contact FEMA to register. You may do this by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Those who use the 711 or Video Relay Service may also use the 1-800-621-3362 number. If you use a TTY (due to a speech impediment or hearing loss) please call 1-800-462-7585. Online registration is also available at www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
Please have the following information available:
• Your 911 address with zip code
• Directions to your property
• Condition of your damaged home
• Insurance information, if available
• Social Security Number
• Phone number where you can be contacted
• Address where you can get mail
Direct Deposit – Disaster assistance funds can be sent directly to your bank account. Please provide your bank account type, account number and bank routing number.