In this page, you will learn the step guide process to apply for disaster food stamps for Hurricane Florence (D-SNAP) and as well how to get your benefit approved. Residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia or Virginia who are impacted by Hurricane Florence, may qualify for emergency food stamps.
How Does Disaster Food Stamps Works?
Those who survived a natural disaster and need food assistance, you may be eligible for Disaster Food Stamps or D-SNAP. See below, how the program works.
Before you apply, you need to, first of all, know if your state has received a Presidential disaster declaration of individual assistance (IA) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This allows for emergency food assistance in disaster areas.
If FEMA has announced a Major Disaster Declaration for your state, this means that your state is eligible to offer the assistance to individuals and households. This assistance includes:
- Disaster Food Stamps or D-SNAP
- Individuals and Households Program
- Disaster Unemployment Assistance
- Crisis Counseling Program
- Disaster Case Management
- Disaster Legal Services
You can find out to know if FEMA has a Major Disaster Declaration on your area/state, by visiting here.
- South Carolina Hurricane Florence (DR-4394)
- Incident period: September 08, 2018
- Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 16, 2018
- North Carolina Hurricane Florence (DR-4393)
- Incident period: September 07, 2018
- Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 14, 2018.
By this notice, residents in the affected areas of North Carolina and South Carolina can apply for disaster food stamps for Hurricane Florence.
SEE ALSO: North Carolina WIC Application
The application process is simplified for D-SNAP and benefits are issued to eligible applicants within 72 hours.
Food Stamps for Hurricane Florence | Disaster Food Stamps for Hurricane Florence
In order to apply for Hurricane Florence Food Stamps in North Carolina, if you live in North Carolina, click here for more information on how to apply for Disaster Food Stamps due to Hurricane Florence.
Furthermore, you can also use your EBT card to buy hot food during the Hurricane Florence recovery period.
To apply for Hurricane Florence Food Stamps in South Carolina, if you live in South Carolina, click here to apply for Disaster Food Stamps due to Hurricane Florence.
You can check the FEMA website to see if a disaster declaration has been made for your area/state. By doing so, you will know if you are eligible to apply for food stamps for Hurricane Florence.