Disaster Resources

Relief

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Relief services include resources made available to individuals and communities that have experienced losses due to disasters such as floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, drought, tornadoes, tsunamis, and riots.

Below please find a list of links to learn more about relief.

Recovery

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Recovery is the process of returning to normal.  Salvage, resumption of business processes, and repair are typical recovery tasks.

FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers. A Disaster Recovery Center is a readily accessible facility or mobile office where applicants may go for information about FEMA or other disaster assistance programs, or for questions related to your case.

Small Business Association (SBA) Emergency Preparedness Resources:

Rebuilding

photo of damaged house that needs to be rebuilt

Natural disasters displace thousands of homeowners and families every year.

Below please find a list of links to rebuilding/ redevelopment resources that help rebuild lives and homes of families:

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