Debris & FEMA Update

Debris & FEMA Update

Debris/FEMA Update:


Disaster Assistance at Mobile Unit in New Smyrna Beach on Nov. 28

The City of New Smyrna Beach (NSB) is collaborating with the U.S. Small Business Administration n the deployment of its mobile unit to the City’s Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach from 10a.m. to 2p.m. on Nov. 28.

Partnered with FEMA and Disability Solutions for Independent Living, Inc., this post-disaster effort aims to provide valuable resource information to businesses and individuals who have been adversely impacted by the recent weather disaster events. Through this partnership, the City of NSB will continue to facilitate and support resource initiatives that navigate a path to recovery for our entire community.

For additional information, contact Community Resource Coordinator Irma Terry at 386-314-4849 or


FEMA & SBA Deadline Extensions and Disaster Recovery Center Holiday Operations

FEMA and the Small Business Administration (SBA), at the request of the State of Florida, have extended the application deadline for persons impacted by Hurricane Ian to Jan. 12, 2023. The application deadline to file for Economic Injury through the SBA is June 29, 2023.

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Disaster Recovery Center at the Florida Department of Health-Volusia, 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach, will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, and will reopen at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28.

Persons may apply for FEMA assistance electronically by visiting, using the FEMA mobile app or calling 800-621-3362. For SBA, an online loan application may be found at, by emailing or by calling 800-659-2955.

Currently, only persons who sustained damage from Hurricane Ian may apply for FEMA and SBA assistance as the federal government has not declared Volusia County as a federal disaster zone resulting from Hurricane Nicole. Persons who sustained damage only from Hurricane Nicole should call Volusia County Emergency Management at 386-254-1500 to learn about available resources.

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