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California Wildfires

 We’re continuing to work with the state to support firefighting needs for the California Wildfires. Please continue to follow directions from local officials. Start your recovery process by calling your insurance company to start the claim process. You may also visit or call 800-621-3362.

Hurricane Michael

Individuals or businesses that suffered damages from Hurricane Michael can check their eligibility for different types of disaster assistance online, by calling 800-621-3362, or by visiting a disaster recovery center.

Super Typhoon Yutu

If you received damage from Super Typhoon Yutu,you may be eligible for assistance. Apply by visiting

Hurricane Florence

The federal government continues to stand strong with survivors impacted by Hurricane Florence. If you were affected, start the recovery process to build back stronger.


In our latest PrepTalks: “Triage, Ethics, And Operations: Healthcare Emergency Preparedness and Response,” Dr. Sheri Fink’s details two tragic events that demonstrate the value of situational awareness, the complexities of prioritizing limited resources, and the importance of ensuring systems can effectively support operational decisions.

FEMA Podcast

This week on the podcast, we had a discussion with individuals who are helping youth become part our FEMA Youth Preparedness Council (YPC) initiative throughout a program called My Preparedness Initiative (MyPI).

Hurricane Maria

FEMA continues to help both Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to build back stronger. Survivors can view their status online or call 1-800-621-3362.

There are new procedures in place to access your online FEMA assistance account on