Disaster Resources

Disaster Relief

Emergency response and preparedness. Info on preparing for and recovering from disaster. Find local resources and shelters, plus call or apply for assistance online. And access to services in times of crisis as well as for day-to-day needs.

American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/get-help  and 1 (800) 733-2767

American Red Cross Reunification - Tips/assistance in reconnecting with loved ones.

www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/contact-and-locate-loved-ones.html

American Red Cross Shelters - Search for a shelter in your area

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

www.emergency.cdc.gov and 1 (800) CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

www.fema.gov

FEMA Disaster Assistance

www.disasterassistance.gov and the disaster-related Helpline: 1 (800) 621-3362

United Way

Dial: 2-1-1 or visit  http://www.211.org/

 

Government/Law Enforcement

Department of Homeland Security

www.dhs.gov/index.shtm

Local law enforcement contact information

www.usacops.com (Dial 911 in an emergency)

 

Supportive Resources

Find resources to help you prepare and cope before, during, and after a disaster or tragedy.

Disaster Distress Helpline

Call or text 1 (800) 985-5990 Crisis counseling and support for anyone experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

Cigna Disaster Resource Center

www.cigna.com/individuals-families/health-wellness/topic-disaster-resource-center

 

Helping Children Cope

Information on how to help a child cope with natural disasters, terrorism, and mass violence.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

www.nctsn.org/trauma-types/natural-disasters

 

Animals/Pets

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

www.aspca.org

Animal Humane Society

https://www.humanesociety.org/resources/make-disaster-plan-your-pets

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