Deadline for flood victims to register with FEMA is July 9.

By WEEK Reporter

Deadline for flood victims to register with FEMA is July 9.

July 1, 2013 Updated Jul 1, 2013 at 10:56 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Peoria County is reminding residents affected by the flooding that occurred between April 18 and May 5 who plan to register with FEMA for disaster assistance must do so by July 9.

Residents may register by calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585. For those who use 711 Relay or Video Relay Services, call 800-621-3362

Registration can also be done online at www.disasterassistance.gov
or at via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov

The toll-free numbers operate from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily.

Residents registering with FEMA will be assigned a nine-digit Registration Identification Number that verifies their registration status.