Those Receiving FEMA Assistance From Tropical Storm Fred Should Keep Receipts
Last updated 10/20/2021 at 12:59pm
FEMA reminds western North Carolina residents who have received federal disaster assistance for Tropical Storm Fred to use the money for its intended purpose and to keep receipts for three years.
Disaster assistance is intended to help residents meet basic disaster-related needs. A letter explaining what the payment is to be used for arrives within a day or two of the check or direct deposit payment.
If applicants spend the payment on anything other than the purpose for which it is intended, they may be denied future disaster assistance. In some cases, FEMA may ask that the money be retur...