The Block Island Times

Post-storm individual disaster assistance available

Nov 16, 2012

President Obama approved Rhode Island's amended request for a disaster declaration and for individual assistance for Newport and Washington Counties, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced on Nov. 14.

Chafee announced Wednesday in a news release that the amended request includes: Individual Assistance (including the Individuals and Households Program (IHP), Disaster Unemployment Assistance, Disaster Legal Service, and Crisis Counseling) and Small Business Administration disaster loans for Newport and Washington Counties.

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