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Alabama Tornadoes and Floods 2014

Tornadoes and flooding devastated areas in Alabama in late April 2014.

Individual and Household Assistance is available to those in Baldwin, Jefferson, Lee, Limestone, Blount, DeKalb, Etowah, Mobile and Tuscaloosa counties.

 

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY TO FEMA AND THE SBA HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JULY 15, 2014.

Alabama Disaster Relief Hotlines:

 

  • Jefferson and Lee counties – Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program at 1-888-857-8571
  • Limestone County – Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program at 256-539-2275
  • Baldwin County – South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program at 1-855-997-2857
  • Statewide – Legal Services Alabama at 1-866-456-4995

 

Key resources for those affected by the tornadoes and floods:

 

 

Residents and businesses affected by the April tornadoes and flooding can apply for government disaster relief benefits online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov.
THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JULY 15, 2014.

 

  • If you need to appeal a FEMA denial on your own, please see here to get an interactive form to appeal and letter requesting a copy of your file.
  • You can also find resources on this site under For People Who Need Help.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest on the News page.

 

Other helpful resources to help address legal needs resulting from this disaster: