There are resources to help disaster survivors – from help obtaining immediate necessities like food, health, and shelter, to long-term recovery programs that help you replace or rebuild what you lost. Help from federal and state agencies may include financial assistance for those who qualify.
How to Prepare for a Disaster
Learn what you can do to be ready for when a disaster happens.
Steps to Follow After a Disaster Your Disaster Recovery Plan
Address your immediate needs.
For emergencies, call 911.
To help find immediate shelter, contact your local government or the Red Cross at 1-800-RedCross. The Red Cross may also assist you to obtain essential food or medicine.
Monitor the media or engage with your local government representatives for important announcements.
Check for disaster declaration.
When the President declares a major disaster, relief opportunities including financial assistance from FEMA and SBA become available. Use the tool below to search active declarations in your area.
Check for Federal Disaster Declarations
Is there an active disaster declaration in your county?
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Announcements From The Governor
- (DCA) Administración Murphy inicia programa de ayuda para pequeños propietarios de viviendas de alquiler dañadas por el huracán Ida 04/03/2023
- (DCA) Murphy Administration Launches Hurricane Ida Recovery Program for Small-Sized Rental Property Owners 04/03/2023
- (DCA) Administración Murphy pone en marcha el primer grupo de programas de recuperación debido al huracán Ida 02/27/2023
- (DCA) Murphy Administration Launches First Group of Hurricane Ida Recovery Programs 02/27/2023
- ICYMI: Murphy Administration Announces Federal Approval of Action Plan to Distribute Hurricane Ida Recovery Funds 01/17/2023
- Governor Murphy Announces Extended Deadline for Renters and Homeowners to File for ANCHOR Property Tax Relief Program 01/10/2023
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