Emergency information for Floridians sheltering in Alabama

Published 12:01 pm Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Covington County EMA director Susan Harris provided the following information  for Florida residents who have evacuated to Alabama and have storm damage or need other assistance.


  • Residents who sustained losses can begin applying for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
  • Residents are also encouraged to download the FEMA App to begin the registration process.  Simply click on Disaster Resources.
  • If you do not have access to the internet, you may register by calling 1-800-621-3362 or 1-800-621-FEMA.
  • The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.