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Helpful Disaster Resources

Recovering from Disaster (from FEMA) Spanish / Español
Top Ten FEMA FAQs  (from FEMA) Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt

DisasterAssistance.gov
A secure, user-friendly web portal that consolidates information about federally funded government assistance to disaster victims, including the ability to apply for FEMA benefits directly online.

State Offices of Emergency Management
A list of the emergency management offices in all 50 states plus territories.

Disaster Distress Helpline
The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) is the first national hotline dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 via telephone (1-800-985-5990) and SMS (text 'TalkWithUs' to 66746) to residents in the U.S. and its territories who are experiencing emotional distress related to natural or man-made disasters.

SBP's Guides on Disaster Recovery

This site offers free guides on Navigating FEMA and the SBA Process, Insurance Claims, Contractor Fraud, and other subjects. 

Other Resources

ACTIVE DISASTERS

To find the latest information for those impacted by active disasters, visit the Active Disaster Quick Links at the top of this page, or go directly to our Hurricane Harvey resource page.    

The National Flood Insurance Program’s Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) can help qualifying policy holders meet the costs of rebuilding after a flood. And, with the help of ICC, future flood risks and flood insurance costs can be reduced. Learn more about the National Flood Insurance Program’s Increased Cost of Compliance and see if you are eligible to apply by clicking here

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