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Your Official Documents

  • During a disaster, you may have lost or damaged important personal documents. These resources may help you recover or replace them.

    Replace Your Vital Documents - A list of resources for getting everything from your Social Security card to your passport replaced. (

    Emergency Salvage of Flood Damaged Family Papers - Guidelines for the care of some damaged documents affected by a natural disaster. (National Archives)

    Replace U.S. Currency - How to submit a claim for damaged or mutilated currency. (Department of the Treasury)

    Replace U.S. Savings Bonds - How to replace a lost or destroyed paper savings bonds. (Department of the Treasury)

    Identity Theft - Protect yourself against identity theft especially if you have lost important documents. (