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Agencies That May Be of Assistance to You for Selected Disaster
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Agency Name Description
 Details  American Red Cross The American Red Cross or other voluntary agencies may be able to assist you with essential needs on an emergency basis including serious needs not addressed by your insurance company or other disaster assistance programs.

To help you reconnect with family and friends, the American Red Cross offers a free, on-line service where you can register yourself as being "safe and well". Concerned family and friends can search for you based on a pre-disaster address or phone number. To register visit
 Details  Tax Assistance Since you have damaged or lost property in a location declared by the President as a major disaster area, you may be able to get some money back from the IRS. For more information, order their Publication Number 2194 (for Individuals or 2194B for Businesses) 'Disaster Loss Kit' by calling 1-800-829-3676.

Other Tax Assistance: County tax assessors may provide information and assistance on possible property tax relief.
 Details  Insurance Information Help and/or counseling is available on insurance problems and questions, which may include obtaining copies of lost policies, claims filing, expediting settlements, etc. If you have not been able to resolve your problem with your insurance company you may contact your State Insurance Commissioner. For flood insurance inquiries, contact the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
 Details  Social Security Help is available from the Social Security Administration (SSA) in expediting delivery of checks delayed by the disaster and in applying for Social security disability or survivor benefits.
 Details  Veterans Benefits The Veterans Administration (VA) can expedite delivery of information about benefits, pensions, insurance settlements, and VA mortgage loans.
 Details  Crisis Counseling Referral services and short-term intervention counseling is available for mental health problems caused or aggravated by the disaster.
 Details  Small Business Administration
(Home and Personal Property Loan Program)
Disaster loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to homeowners and renters for restoring or replacing disaster damaged real and personal property. The maximum real estate portion of the loan is $200,000 and for personal property is $40,000. The loan amount is limited to the amount of uninsured SBA verified losses. If you have been referred to this program you will find more information in the "Application Summary" on the back of the Disaster Assistance Application Form.
 Details  Fraud Detection To report possible fraud regarding Federal Disaster Assistance please call FEMA's Fraud Detection toll free number.
 Details  Aging Services Your local agency on aging may help you with special needs such as transportation, meals, or home care.
 Details  Information and Referrals This referral service can provide referrals to ongoing community programs that are available in your local area.