WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian community to supplement tribal recovery efforts in areas affected by severe storms July 17-18 2022.
The President’s action makes federal funding available to those affected in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian community. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of violent storms.
Federal funding is also available to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and certain non-profit organizations on a cost-share basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by severe storms.
Finally, federal funding is available on a cost-share basis for risk mitigation measures for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian community.
Andrew F. Grant is the Federal Coordinating Officer for Federal Recovery Operations in the affected area.
Residents and business owners who have suffered losses in designated areas can begin seeking assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-3362. If you use a relay service, such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service, or the like, give FEMA the number for that service.