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FEMA approves over $35M in flood assistance. Here's how you can apply

The deadline for those affected by historic flooding in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County to apply for federal assistance is Nov. 7.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — It has been two months since record rainfall hit the St. Louis region and caused devastating damage for homes, roadways and businesses.

Gov. Mike Parson announced Monday that more than $85 million in assistance has been approved to help St. Louis-area residents and businesses recover from historic flooding.

According to the governor's office, the following funds have been allocated to help those affected by the flooding:

"We are glad this vitally important federal and state assistance is getting to residents and businesses, so they can recover, rebuild, and move forward," Parson said in a statement.

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Parson urged St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County residents affected by flooding to apply for FEMA assistance before the Nov. 7 deadline passes. The deadline was previously scheduled for Oct. 7.

To apply for FEMA assistance, call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov or visit your local Disaster Recovery Center.

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