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Hurricane Ida Information

This resource acts as a guide to public benefits and disaster legal issues stemming from Hurricane Ida.

Step-by-Step guide to applying for FEMA assistance

Please see this helpful step-by-step guide on applying for FEMA assistance. Use this search tool to see if your area has been declared a disaster area for individual assistance from FEMA. If your area is eligible for individual assistance, use this link to apply to FEMA for aid and check the status of an application. You can also call FEMA for information on the status of your claim. Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The speech or hearing impaired may call (TTY) 1-800-462-7585.

About Emergency Disaster SNAP Benefits & Disaster Food Stamps

The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP)provides eligible low to moderate-income households who do not normally get SNAP benefits get assistance after a federally declared disaster. This also includes information for current SNAP recipients including information about Replacement SNAP Benefits and Supplemental SNAP Benefits.

Common Legal Issues After a Disaster

This resource covers housing, consumer, finance after a disaster, family and educational issues, disaster programs and benefits, employment and unemployment after a disaster, wills, estates and guardianships, and other public health emergency issues after a disaster.

Dealing With Weather Emergencies

Preparing for a Weather Emergency, Staying Alert to Disaster-related Scams, Getting Back on Your Feet Financially, and Resources.

Disaster Insurance Claim Guide

Information for home & flood insurance after a disaster; how to file an insurance claim; working with insurance adjusters; and consumer complaints.

Disaster Recovery Center Locator

Use your city and state or ZIP code to search for a Disaster Recovery Center near you.

Flood and Fire Victims' Rights as Tenants

Common questions asked by tenants who suffer flood or fire damage.

Housing After a Disaster

A guide to the legal issues a person may encounter in housing after a natural disaster. This includes information for homeowners and renters.

Preparing for a Disaster

It is important to plan ahead for disasters. The more you prepare ahead for a disaster, the faster and easier it may be to recover. If you are experiencing the effects of a disaster, you may face different legal problems. This includes information for how to prepare in advance for a disaster and for disaster survivors. A disaster event requires immediate attention and quick remedial action. A disaster involves injury, loss of life, damage to property, or catastrophic interference with normal activities. This information includes how to prepare to deal with sudden, unexpected, or impending situations where a disaster may occur.

Search For Family Members After Disasters

The ICRC and National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies work together around the world to locate people and put them back into contact with their relatives. This work includes looking for family members, restoring contact, reuniting families and seeking to clarify the fate of those who remain missing.

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loans

Information on disaster loans provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration and how to apply.

Housing After a Disaster

A guide to the legal issues a person may encounter in housing after a natural disaster. This includes information for homeowners and renters.

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