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Florida Tornadoes and Floods 2014

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

Individual and Household Assistance is available to those in Jackson, Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties.

Note: June 9, 2014 was the last day to apply for disaster unemployment.  FEMA DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JULY 21, 2014.


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 THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JULY 21, 2014.  THIS IS AN EXTENSION.


  • 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: