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Disaster Assistance

If you were affected by the recent disasters in Texas (April), Mississippi, or Louisiana, visit disasterassistance.gov to apply for assistance.

Hurricane Preparedness Week

This week is Hurricane Preparedness Week. Learn more and help spread the word with our Hurricane Preparedness Week Social Media Toolkit.

Improvements coming to Flood Insurance

Over the past 18 months, FEMA has been engaged in a wide-ranging effort to overhaul the National Flood Insurance Program. Transformation focused on reform, litigation settlement and claims review.

Download the FEMA App

Receive alerts from the National Weather Service, customize your emergency checklist, submit disaster related photos, and locate open shelters. Available for Android and Apple devices.

Children and Disasters

With approximately 69 million children under the age of 18, it is critical that children's disaster related needs are recognized before, during and after a disaster. We have partnered with organizations to ensure that the needs of children are not overlooked.