- Aid & Resources
- Ready.gov Plan Ahead with Your Family
- Ready.gov Publication Translations translations of Ready.gov publications may be ordered or downloaded from FEMA in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Haitian – Creole, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu, Vietnamese
- USA.gov in Spanish: GobiernoUSA.gov Desastres y emergencias (Disasters and Emergencies)
- Against the Wind: Protecting Your Home From Hurricane Wind Damage is a FEMA brochure with information provided by the American Red Cross, The Home Depot, Georgia Emergency Management Agency, and the National Association of Home Builders of the United States (228 K .pdf)
- Tornado Preparedness
- Red Cross
- American Red Cross
- Canadian Red Cross
- Canadian Red Cross: British Columbia & Yukon
- International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and The Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
- American Red Cross Get Help Resources Revised
- Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities Create a disaster plan that addresses your needs. New
- Feeding America Food Banks Network
- Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) [U.S. site]
- DisasterAssistance.gov provides disaster survivors with information and services when and where they need it most.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- Emergency Evacuation and Traveler's Services
- Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT) training course
- Fire Safety for Wheelchair Users (.pdf)
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Public Education for Older Adults New
- Safety for people with disabilities (download the Home Safety Tip Sheet PDF)
- Educational materials for people with disabilities
- Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH®) is a non-profit consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters.
- When Someone Goes Missing:
- National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
- International Center for Missing & Exploited Children
- Missing Children Resources U.S. and international organizations Revised
- Missing Pets Network sponsored by the USDA Office of Animal Care
- Petfinder's Animals And Disaster Relief
- U.S. Army Survival Manual FM 21-76 Revised
- U.S. States Resources:
- National Council on Disability Emergency Management Publications New
- Ohio Emergency Management Agency New
- Centers for Disease Control traveler's health information vaccination requirements and cruise ship inspections
- California fires
- Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH®): Wildfire preventative measures is a non-profit consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters. Watch the video to learn what preventative steps you can do to prepare for wildfire.
- Global Fire Monitoring On Earth, something is always burning. The fire maps show the locations of actively burning fires around the world on a monthly basis, based on observations from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Terra satellite.
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.
- DisasterAssistance.gov Find Assistance, Apply Online, Check Status
- Federal Emergency Management Agency
- United States Government Benefit Programs
- USA.gov Government Benefits
- Salvation Army
- Catholic Charities
- US Department of Agriculture
- USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Disaster Assistance
- Food Distribution Disaster Assistance
- Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) gives food assistance to low-income households with food loss or damage caused by a natural disaster.
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.
- Disaster Assistance injury loans, employment assistance, tax relief assistance. The SBA and USDA provide low interest loans to businesses and individuals to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery and equipment, inventory and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.
- Disaster Cleanup
- State Government Information Disaster Assistance
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:
- American Red Cross
- Moving Forward: Your Home returning home, cleaning up the damage, rebuilding stronger and safer, rebuilding greener.
- FEMA P-320 – Taking Shelter from the Storm: Building a Safe Room for Your Home or Small Business
- Guidance on Building Safer
- Rebuilding Smarter and Stronger. Mitigation is building or rebuilding to reduce the loss of life, the loss of property and damage caused by (future) disasters.
- Affordable Housing