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New Canaan: Deadline For FEMA Assistance Is Dec. 31

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The deadline for requesting aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency is approaching for Fairfield County residents and businesses struck by Hurricane Sandy.

Residents must register with FEMA by Dec. 31 in order for the distaster assistance process to begin.

According to a release from Gov. Dannel Malloy, more than $9.2 million in federal money has already been approved to help 10,626 residents in Connecticut. “With the deadline less than a month away, it’s critical that any residents in the shoreline counties who experienced damage from Sandy register with FEMA to determine whether you qualify for disaster assistance,” Malloy said.

To register with FEMA, call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or  click here .  For those with speech or hearing disabilities, the TTY number is 1-800-462-7585. More information is also available online on the state website .

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