The Hurricane Ian Home Cleanup Hotline is open for residents needing assistance with cleanup efforts such as cutting fallen trees, drywall, flooring, & appliance removal, roof tarping, and mold mitigation services. The Hotline remains open through October 28, 2022. Assistance is provided by local volunteer organizations, community groups, and faith communities.
Visit Crisiscleanup.org or call 1-800-451-1954 for assistance.
Information updates are being posted to the Hardee County Emergency Management Facebook page.
Apply now: https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov
For help with your application contact the Customer Service Center: 1-800-659-2955 (If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services ) or email at email@example.com
FEMA may refer survivors of Hurricane Ian to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA ) with information on how to apply for a disaster loan. Homeowners, renters, business owners and certain nonprofits may be eligible. It’s important to submit the loan application as soon as possible.
If your application is approved, you are not obligated to accept an SBA loan but failure to return the application may disqualify you from other possible financial assistance from FEMA and State of Florida. Please see the News Release below.
If you are located in a declared disaster area, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA ) . Please see the FLORIDA Declaration 17644 & 17645 (Disaster: FL-00178 ) Incident: HURRICANE IAN fact sheet below
Cleaning up after a flood can pose health risks. You and your family should wait to re-enter your home until professionals tell you it is safe, with no structural, electrical or other hazards. Please see the link below for a guide on information for cleaning up after a disaster.
Hurricane Ian survivors who applied for assistance from FEMA will receive a letter from FEMA in the mail or via email. Please read below for instructions on how to inderstand the FEMA letter.