Herkimer, NY (WIBX) - With less than two weeks left until the deadline, Congressman Richard Hanna is reminding those in Herkimer County still affected by damages caused by Hurricane Irene to apply for help.

Applications for FEMA assistance cannot be accepted after October 31.

According to Hanna, those affected should call as soon as possible, so that they don’t miss the deadline.

To apply for FEMA assistance, call 1-800-621-FEMA or visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov.