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California Wildfires

FEMA is actively contacting California Wildfire survivors to determine their housing needs and working diligently to identify additional short-term and long-term housing options.  Start your recovery process by registering at or call 800-621-3362. Please continue to follow directions from local officials.

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.

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.

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.

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.

FEMA Podcast

 This week on the podcast, we had a discussion with the Director of FEMA’s Office of External Affairs, Jessi Nalepa to discuss what is included in the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 (DRRA).

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