UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – Many people impacted by the massive July floods have only days left to apply for federal financial help.
Those who were impacted by the floods from July 25 through July 28 may be eligible for federal aid, but if you live in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, or St. Charles County, you have to apply for FEMA Disaster Assistance by next Monday, November 7.
Officials told us more than $110 million in federal assistance has already been given out to St. Louis area flood victims. That includes nearly $41 million to 13,000 households, over $31 million from the Small Business Administration, and more than $38 million from the National Flood Insurance Program.
There are three ways to apply for help again through November 7th.
You can go online at DisasterAssistance.gov, you can use the FEMA mobile app, or you can call 800-621-3362.
The in-person disaster recovery center that has been opened since mid-August in University City and will be closing after Monday, November 7. There will still be one in-person disaster recovery center open through November 7th on the Missouri side of the river. That will be at the Ranken Technical College at 1313 North Newstead Avenue in north St. Louis.
It is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. There are also disaster recovery centers open in St. Clair County in East St. Louis and Caseyville.
The deadline for those in St. Clair County to apply for federal help is December 17.