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Updated: 6/19 10:17 am
JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency says storm survivors who are running out of funds provided by insurance companies for temporary housing should register for disaster assistance.

Residents of Itawamba, Jones, Leake, Lee, Lowndes, Madison, Montgomery, Rankin, Simpson, Warren, Wayne and Winston counties who were displaced because of April 28 to May 3 storms may be eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program, which can include temporary housing assistance.

Those who need to register can call the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362.

People who have registered already and need temporary housing should fax or mail a letter to FEMA explaining the situation and documenting the use and expiration of living expenses from insurance. FEMA says they should also include updates to their permanent housing plan in the letter.

Applicants can mail letters to:
FEMA
National Processing Service Center
P.O. Box 10055
Hyattsville, MD 20782-7055

Applicants can fax letters to:
800-827-8112
Attention: FEMA

The deadline to register with FEMA for individual assistance is June 30, 2014.
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