Survivors of the Aug. 10 derecho have less than a week to register for disaster assistance with FEMA and apply for a U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan. More than $28 million in federal assistance has been approved for Iowans so far in 12 counties, including Polk and Marshall counties. FEMA has approved more than $9.7 million in Individual Assistance grants for more than 2,640 households. The Small Business Administration has approved more than $19 million in disaster loans for homeowners, renters and small business. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. Nov. 2 to be considered for assistance.