Fact Sheets

If you live in Hancock, Hinds, Humphreys, Madison, Neshoba and Scott counties and were affected by the April 8-11, 2024, severe storms and tornadoes, FEMA may be able to help with temporary lodging expenses, basic home repairs or other essential disaster-related needs that are not covered by insurance.

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FEMA Individual Assistance is available to renters, including students, in addition to homeowners. FEMA may be able to help you pay for temporary housing, home repairs and other needs caused by the disaster, including rent, if you are displaced because of the Oklahoma tornadoes.

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FEMA Individual Assistance helps Texans with disaster recovery by providing funds for basic, critical needs. FEMA assistance is not a substitute for insurance. Nor can it duplicate other sources of help.

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FEMA disaster assistance may provide funds for basic home repairs, rental for temporary housing and other uninsured expenses resulting from the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 24-27 in Arkansas. It is not a replacement for insurance.

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This document is a collection of potential grant, loan, and technical assistance programs that may be able to assist with your community’s needs.

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For eligible homeowners, FEMA can help with additional repairs and improvements if you or a household member has a disability.

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As part of the disaster assistance process, FEMA must determine ownership and occupancy of damaged primary residences. There are several ways Texans who were affected by the storms and tornadoes that began April 26 can provide this information.

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Survivors have the right to appeal any FEMA decision or award amount.

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FEMA may provide assistance to underinsured survivors to help pay for disaster-related costs that insurance doesn’t cover.

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Massachusetts residents in Bristol and Worcester counties who experienced damage from the storms and flooding that took place Sept. 11-13, 2023 are eligible to apply to FEMA’s Individual Assistance program.

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