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Posted: 5:22 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

Families in St. Johns and Putnam counties now eligible for individual assistance from FEMA

Car buried in sand in St. Johns County
Cole Heath, Action News Jax
Car buried in sand in St. Johns County

By Sarah Thompson

Jacksonville, FL —

It's more help for those of you still dealing with the effects of Hurricane Matthew.

A disaster declaration from President Obama has been amended to now allow families impacted by the storm in St. Johns and Putnam counties to get individual assistance from FEMA.

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The declaration made on October 8th previously included only Volusia and Flagler counties.

Families looking for assistance can get help on everything from finding temporary housing to help getting a small business loan.

You can find more information about getting individual assistance on

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