If you applied for federal assistance after the November floods, but your claim was denied, you can appeal that decision.
Common reasons for denial included adequate insurance coverage, damage to a secondary home, duplicate applications, and the inability to prove occupancy or ownership.
Applicants who were denied assistance have 60 days from the date of their denial letter to appeal the decision.
To appeal your denial letter, you must show documentation of personal identification, occupancy, uninsured property losses and repairs not covered by insurance.
Appeal letters should be dated and should include the applicant's FEMA registration number and the disaster number.
Mail your appeal letter to:
FEMA - Individuals & Households ProgramNational Processing CenterP.O. Box 10055Hyattsville, MD 20782-7055
You must register for assistance from FEMA by Monday, February 12.