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FEMA Helpline sets limited holiday hours; closed Dec. 31, Jan. 1

Homes were destroyed by Hurricane Ian on Little Gasparilla Island, Fla.
Saul Martinez for NPR
Homes were destroyed by Hurricane Ian on Little Gasparilla Island, Fla.

The FEMA Helpline, 800-621-3362, will have modified hours for the upcoming holidays.

The call center schedule is:

Monday, Dec. 26 – Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 31 and Sunday, Jan. 1 – CLOSED

Monday, Jan. 2 - Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

All other days will follow their regular schedule – 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

There are other options to create your FEMA application. Go online to disasterassistance.gov or use the FEMA mobile app for smart phones. These options are available around-the-clock. To view an accessible video about how to apply visit: Three Ways to Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance - YouTube.

For the latest information on Florida’s recovery from Hurricane Ian, visit floridadisaster.org/info and fema.gov/disaster/4673. Follow FEMA Region 4 (@femaregion4) / Twitter and at facebook.com/fema.

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