There's just one week remaining for Alabama residents to register for federal disaster assistance for damage caused by the severe storms that began on April 28 and continued through May 5.Governor Robert Bentley requested and was granted an extension for the disaster assistance deadline, which is now July 15.
July 15 is also the deadline to return an application for physical damage to the Small Business Administration. Residents can register online at DisasterAssistance.gov. Registration is also available from a Smartphone by visiting m.fema.gov. The phone number for registering is 800-621-3362 and the line is open from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. Daily.