Disaster Help and Resources

Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:41:00 PM
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Please click Apply Online to start your FEMA application. When asked to choose a disaster, select the number next your state above, if one is listed, or Disaster has occurred, but not in the list. Just click Next to proceed if your county has not been declared. You may also create an account when you apply. If you do, you will be able to log in later to check the status of your application.

You will need the following information to complete the registration:

Social Security Number

You will be asked to provide your social security number; if you do not have a social security number, your household may still be eligible to receive assistance if there is a minor child in the household who is a U.S. Citizen, Non-Citizen National, or Qualified Alien with a social security number.

(NOTE: If you, your co-applicant or a minor child in the household are a U.S. Citizen, Non-Citizen National, or a Qualified Alien and do not have a social security number, FEMA will not be able to complete a registration. The Social Security number is required for Identity Verification purposes.)

If you are registering for a business, enter the social security number of the responsible party for the business, the social security number will be used for an identifier only.
If you are in need of further explanation/information call FEMA Helpline at (1-800-621-3362).
Insurance information

You will be asked to identify the type(s) of insurance coverage you have.
Financial information

You will be asked to enter your family's gross total household income at the time of the disaster.
Contact information

Along with the address and phone number where the damages occurred, you will be asked for information on how FEMA can contact you. It is very important that you provide FEMA with your current mailing address and phone numbers where you can be contacted.


Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Direct Deposit Information (optional)

If you are determined to be eligible for assistance and would prefer that funds be transferred to your account, you will be asked for your banking information, which includes; the institution name, type of account, routing and account number.


Please have pen and paper available to record information during the registration process.

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