Aerial picture of damage from Sandy to Ocean City (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media NJ)

Residents and business owners who suffered damage due to Hurricane Sandy can begin applying for Federal Emergency Management assistance beginning today. The counties affected are Cape May, Atlantic and Ocean.

To register go to www.disasterassistance.gov  or call 1-800-621-3362 or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY).

Call between 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Saturday until further notice.