Lee County emergency management partners were briefed Thursday on statistics from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that illustrate the recovery effort here.
Residents affected by Hurricane Ian who have not yet registered with FEMA are urged to visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov. This is the first step in the process of obtaining individual recovery assistance.
The following information is from FEMA in Lee County:
Registrations at www.DisasterAssistance.gov:
Assistance program for individual households:
Already paid: $60.69 million
Approved: $165.26 million
Transitional accommodation assistance (TSA):
Currently registered: 282
Hotels used: 137
Required: 74,461. This reflects applicants identified as eligible for inspection during registration:
Awarded: 41,138. This is the total number of inspections issued to an inspector. It includes initial inspections as well as re-inspections.
Completed: 31,528. This is the total number of inspections returned by the inspector to FEMA.
Pending: 9610. These are inspections that have not been returned. Note: only 12% of inspections are currently pending.
Assistance to disaster survivors:
Registered survivors: 3,620
Homes visited 6,660
Interactions with survivors 11,232
Find more information at www.fema.gov or on the Hurricane Ian Florida website at www.fema.gov/disaster/4673.
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