Palmer Township residents who suffered damage to their homes and properties in the wake of Hurricane Irene can now apply for individual federal assistance.
The Northampton County Division of Emergency Management Services has alerted the township about the following provisions for possible disaster recovery assistance for Northampton County residents from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
For information on Disaster Assistance, please call: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).
Residents can also apply for assistance on FEMA's website at: http://www.disasterassistance.gov/ while mobile users may visit http://m.fema.gov/ FEMA said disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, economic status or retaliation.
If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, contact FEMA at 800-621-FEMA (3362)/VRS.
To report any suspicions of abuse of FEMA programs, please contact the fraud hotline at 1-800-323-8603.
If you have questions, call one of the numbers listed above or the Northampton County Emergency Management Disaster Recovery Hotline at 610-746-3194, Ext. 2222.
Disaster recovery questions can also be emailed to the Northampton County Emergency Management Services Division at email@example.com.
For more information, visit the Palmer Township website at: www.palmertwp.com.