There are different assistance programs for individual citizens versus public groups like government agencies and private nonprofit organizations. Find the help you need to support your disaster recovery.
Individuals and Families
If you, your family or your home were individually impacted by a major disaster, FEMA can help support your recovery. Find the disaster assistance and support services you need.
Governments and Private Non-Profits
If you work for a state, local, tribal or territorial government, or select private nonprofit organizations, get assistance in place to support your communities and constituents.
FEMA in Your Language
Disaster survivors can find information in languages other than English about disaster assistance programs, emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities, and flood insurance.
Volunteer & Donate
Volunteer and donate to help support Americans in their greatest time of need.
Expanded Assistance for Disaster Survivors
FEMA has recently changed the Individual Assistance Program and Policy Guide to create additional flexibilities that ensure access to assistance is equitably provided to all survivors. The policy changes apply to disasters declared on or after August 23, 2021.