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Get a personalized list of possible assistance. No login or personal information required.    

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Review the Disaster Survivor Application Checklist, found in the What Can You Do On DisasterAssistance.gov section below, then complete an application to learn if you are eligible to receive disaster assistance.

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Create an account, log in to check your status, securely view messages from FEMA, update personal information and upload important documents.

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What Can You do on DisasterAssistance.gov?

View the Federal Disaster Declaration Process (PDF, 2 MB) to learn when you can apply for assistance.

View the Disaster Survivor Application Checklist.

Find disaster assistance that meets your personal needs.

Locate more than 70 forms of assistance from 17 federal agencies.

Apply for disaster assistance.

Check the status of your application.

Find site Help and view FAQs.

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    Resources to Recover & Rebuild

    Meet with someone in person at a FEMA disaster recovery center.

    Find a hotel participating in the Transitional Shelter Assistance Program.

    Find rental properties identified by federal agencies.

    Struggling with difficult emotions after a disaster? Call the Disaster Distress Helpline 24/7, toll-free at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 (standard text message rates apply).

    Get information on FEMA’s Public Assistance Program, which provides assistance to states, local and tribal communities and certain types of nonprofit organizations.