Georgetown County residents asked to report damage from flooding, hurricane

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Georgetown County residents are being asked to report damages from flooding and Hurricane Florence as county crews work on damage assessment efforts. 

“Based on initial reports, it appears damage has been minor in most areas,” says a press release from Georgetown County. Residents who have damage, such as wind or water damage from the storm, may submit photos and details online here

According to the release, FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance teams are now working in the area. DSA teams “are equipped with latest mobile technology allowing them to register survivors for disaster assistance, update their records, and make referrals to community partners.”

“Like all FEMA field personnel, disaster survivor assistance team members carry official FEMA identification,” states the releases. “Residents are encouraged to ask for photo identification before providing personal information.”

Residents can also register for assistance in the following ways:

  • Visit DisasterAssistance.gov;
  • Via the FEMA mobile app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. Download the app at www.fema.gov/mobile-app; or
  • Call 800-621-3362 (800-462-7585 TTY); multilingual operators are available; press 2 for Spanish).

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