Disaster Aid Deadline

There's a deadline looming for residents of Berkshireand Franklincounties in Massachusettsimpacted by tropical storm Irene. The unemployed or self-employed in both counties have until Thursday afternoon (10/6/11) to apply for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance. Alberto Pillot is a spokesman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He says individuals eligible for help include those who can't work due to an injury caused by the storm.