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General recovery programs

General recovery programs

Many federal, state, and nonprofit agencies offer assistance with disaster recovery efforts.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Severe Storm and Flood Recovery Assistance offers support including income and job assistance.

FEMA offers assistance to victims of natural disasters. Victims may visit FEMAor apply by phone: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585.

FEMA also operates Disaster Recovery Centers to help those who have suffered losses or damages as a result of a Hurricane. Find Disaster Recovery Center location and schedule information using the Disaster Recovery Center Locator.

Picking Up the Pieces After a Disaster, from the American Red Cross, is a guide to help acheive safe and speedy recoveries after a disaster.

Emergency Preparedness and Response, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Each state also has an Emergency Management program that provides information about street closings, distribution sites, local shelters, and more. Find your state's Emergency Management program by selecting your state at State Resources.

Repairing Your Flooded Home contains step-by-step advice from the Red Cross to clean up, rebuild, and get help after a flood.

Be prepared for futrure disasters

FloodSmart, from the National Flood Insurance Program, helps you understand your flood risk and connect to flood insurance specialists to explore their flood insurance options.

Ready.Gov helps you prepare, plan and stay informed in the face of emergencies and disasters.