FEMA is working closely with state officials and our federal partners at the National Weather Service forecast offices to support the Midwest Region rising floods. Stay away from flooded areas and continue to follow the advice of your local officials.
FEMA continues to support the State of Alabama. Lee County residents start your recovery by visiting DisasterAssistance.gov. For a list of supplies that are still needed for survivors; call / text 2-1-1, or call United Way at 1-888-421-1266.
Youth Preparedness Council
This week on the podcast, we dive into the details of the National Response Framework update and how it will emphasize stabilization of critical lifelines and coordination across the critical infrastructure sectors.
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.
Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018
On Oct. 5, 2018, President Trump signed the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 into law, these reforms acknowledge the shared responsibility of disaster response and recovery, aim to reduce the complexity of FEMA and build the nation’s capacity for the next catastrophic event.
There are new procedures in place to access your online FEMA assistance account on DisasterAssistance.gov.