In August 2011, Hurricane Irene devastated large parts of the eastern seaboard from North Carolina to Vermont with flooding and wind damage.
You can find organizations in your state that can provide free legal help to you, if you are eligible, by visiting http://www.LawHelp.org.
You can apply for government disaster relief benefits online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov.
You can also find resources under For People Who Need Help.
Below are state-specific resources to help you address legal needs resulting from disaster:
Peoples Law Library of Maryland has online legal information and resources for those in the state affected by Hurricane Irene.
LawHelp.org/NY has online legal information and resources for New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Irene.
For the Public
- VTLawHelp.org has online legal information and resources for Vermonters affected by Hurricane Irene. Call 1-800-889-2047 for connection to an attorney or advice.