Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long asking that the FEMA and the Small Business Administration expeditiously set up operational Disaster Recovery Centers and Business Recovery Centers in Flagler, Lake, St. Johns, and Volusia Counties and offering assistance to do so. The letter can be read here. DeSantis issued the following statement:

"Navigating available federal benefits after a disaster can be difficult. Establishing FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers and SBA Business Recovery Centers throughout our district will provide constituents with one-on-one expertise and help expedite recovery. My office is committed to streamlining resources for our community, and I am ready to assist in any way necessary.”