State Coordinating Officer Donald L. Keldsen of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) urged residents affected by the tornado, who have not yet registered, to call FEMA at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) -- (TTY: 1-800-462-7585).
Anyone interested in checking the status of an application may call the same toll-free number, open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice.
"The sooner you register, the quicker we can help," Keldsen
said."We want to get people on the road to recovery as soon as possible."Registering with the American Red Cross or local emergency management officials is not enough to be considered for all federal or state aid programs.You must call the FEMA toll-free registration number 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) (TTY: 1-800-462-7585).
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