Tips from FEMA

·    Hurricane Ian Recovery Daily Fact Sheet – this provides the latest information and program updates for disaster survivors.

·    Hurricane Fiona Webpage  – This webpage provides updates on FEMA’s work with federal, state and local partners to support survivors and communities in their recovery from Hurricane Fiona. Recovery and cleanup from the storm may take some time. Resources are available to help with your next steps.

·    Hurricane Ian | FEMA.gov – This webpage provides updates on FEMA’s work with federal, state and local partners to support survivors and communities in their recovery from Hurricane Ian. Recovery and cleanup from the storm may take some time. Resources are available to help with your next steps.

·    Florida Hurricane Ian Disaster Webpage – the one-stop shop for all information related to the federal government’s efforts to support Florida, this webpage will be frequently updated with news releases and program updates specific to Florida.

·    Doing Business with FEMA | FEMA.gov – Learn about the four-step process your organization can follow to do business with FEMA, in accordance with the Robert T. Stafford Act.

·    SBA Office of Disaster Assistance – The Office of Disaster Assistance’s mission is to provide low-interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery & equipment, inventory and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.

·    Tools to Recover | FEMA.gov – FEMA has collected frequently used tools and information to help you communicate and get started with the recovery process.

·    Frequently Asked Questions About Disasters – Get answers to frequently asked questions about emergency shelters, disaster assistance, flood insurance and more.

·    Disaster Multimedia Toolkit | FEMA.gov – The resources on this page are ideal for external partners and media looking for disaster recovery content to share on social media during and after a disaster, including: social graphics, flyers and announcer scripts, accessible videos and animations in multiple languages.

·    Disaster Text Messaging Resource Kit – Communication can be limited following a disaster. This resource kit offers text messaging information you can share with survivors when only text messaging is available in a service area.

·    FEMA in Your Language | FEMA.gov – Disaster survivors can find translated information about disaster assistance programs, emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities, and flood insurance. The information comes in various formats and is available for sharing and downloading. Additional resources will be added periodically, so please visit often.

·    Save Your Family Treasures | FEMA.gov – FEMA and the Smithsonian Institution co-sponsor the Heritage Emergency National Task Force, a partnership of more than 60 national service organizations and federal agencies created to protect cultural heritage from the damaging effects of natural disasters and other emergencies.

Resources from the U.S. Small Business Administration:
·    Disaster Assistance Loans For Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations
·    Disaster Assistance Loans for Homeowners and Renters
·    What Houses of Worship Need to Know About the FEMA Disaster Aid Process

·    CDC colleagues have great safety material in multiple languages: Health and Safety Concerns for All Disasters|Natural Disasters and Severe Weather (cdc.gov)

·    FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program:

How to Start Filing Your Claim   

How to File a Flood Insurance Claim English | Spanish 
Starting Your Recovery: FEMA’s Flood Insurance Claims Process English | Spanish 
Wind vs. Water Damage English | Spanish

Short Videos:

·    How a Disaster gets Declared – YouTube

·    The Importance of Applying for SBA – YouTube

·    Verifying Home Ownership or Occupancy – YouTube

·    How to Save Your Family Treasures After a Disaster – YouTube

·    FEMA Public Assistance for Houses of Worship – YouTube

·    FEMA Accessible: Individuals and Households Program Disability Cap – YouTube

Key Infographics:

·    Survivors’ Road to Recovery Graphics | FEMA.gov

·    Disaster Assistance Sequence of Delivery Graphics | FEMA.gov

·    Disaster Survivor Checklist Graphics | FEMA.gov

·    Displaced From Your Rental Property Graphics | FEMA.gov

·    What to Expect After You Apply for FEMA Disaster Assistance (In-Person Inspection) Graphics | FEMA.gov

·    Beware of Fraud and Scams Graphics | FEMA.gov

·    Common Reasons for Denial Graphics | FEMA.gov

·    Civil Rights Graphics | FEMA.gov

·    Difference Between Individual Assistance Versus Public Assistance Grant Programs Graphics | FEMA.gov

·    Verifying Homeownership Occupancy Flyers | FEMA.gov

·    How to Write An Appeal Graphics | FEMA.gov

·    What Houses of Worship Need to Know About the FEMA Disaster Aid Process Flyer | FEMA.gov