Survivors have until 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 to visit two state/federal disaster recovery centers in Okaloosa and Walton counties, but assistance is still available and only a phone call away.
Those affected by the disaster do not have to visit a center to register for or receive disaster assistance. People with storm-related losses are encouraged to register with FEMA before visiting a center.
Disaster recovery centers will continue normal operating hours, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., through Tuesday, June 17. The centers are closed Sunday.
To date, the centers have received more than 750 visits combined.
Okaloosa County's disaster recovery center is in the Senior Center, 205 Stillwell Blvd., Crestview.
Walton County's disaster recovery center is in the Community Church of Santa Rosa Beach, 3524 U.S. 98, Santa Rosa Beach.
Florida Panhandle survivors who were affected by the severe storms and flooding can apply for federal disaster assistance until July 7.
Individuals can register with FEMA for disaster assistance at DisasterAssistance.gov, via smartphone or tablet at m.fema.gov, or by calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-FEMA (3362) or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. central time and assistance is available in multiple languages.
See fema.gov/disaster/4177 for more information on Florida disaster recovery. Visit the Florida Division of Emergency Management website, FloridaDisaster.org, or Facebook page, facebook.com/FloridaSERT.