Saratoga County has been included among the counties in New York State to qualify for Individual Assistance disaster aid. This means residents who sustained damages as a result of Hurricane Irene can apply for federal aid. To apply for aid register online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or by calling 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice. Applicants who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362.