The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is still registering victims of damage from Hurricane Matthew in Horry County. So far over 4,600 have signed up for aid.
That turns out to be $4.3 million in federal funding distributed for individual and housing aid, and those numbers are expected to keep climbing according to FEMA.
According to the Myrtle Beach Sun News, of those claims fewer than 1,000 were accepted on the first application. The rest will have to appeal, which many times involves the applicant having to provide more paper work and documentation to qualify for aid.
Of all the applicants who registered in Horry County, seven were declared invalid.
Anyone registering with FEMA for disaster assistance, must provide proof that they are U.S. citizens, non-citizens or qualified aliens.
The aid is also available to legal permanent residents, individuals with green cards, refugees or those with asylum status, those whose deportation has been withheld, and Cuban-Haitian applicants.