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FEMA Offers Free Legal Services to Flood Survivors

South Carolina Public Radio News Service

  In the wake of October’s historic floods, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering legal services at no charge to people who can’t afford a lawyer. FEMA Public Information Officer Carl Henderson says the legal problems people may encounter could vary from disputes with contractors to insurance claim issues and more.

Survivors who have flood-related legal issues and cannot afford a lawyer should call 877-797-2227 ext. 120 OR 803-576-3815 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.