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FEMA offers assistance to victims of natural disasters. Victims may register online at the Individual Assistance Center or apply by phone: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585.

FEMA also operates Disaster Recovery Centers to help those who have suffered losses or damages as a result of a Hurricane. Find Disaster Recovery Center location and schedule information using the Disaster Recovery Center Locator.

Picking Up the Pieces After a Disaster, from the American Red Cross, is a guide to help acheive safe and speedy recoveries after a disaster.

Emergency Preparedness and Response, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Find a wealth of federal resources at the federal government Midwest Flood Response and Recovery.

In addition, State Emergency Management Agencies provide information about street closings, distribution sites, local shelters, and more. Find information at:

Cleaning Up After the Storm includes helpful instructions and information for safe and proper clean-up after a storm.

Repairing Your Flooded Home contains step-by-step advice from the Red Cross to clean up, rebuild, and get help after a flood.

Benefit Information for federal employee hurricane victims


Be prepared for futrure disasters

FloodSmart, from the National Flood Insurance Program, helps you understand your flood risk and connect to flood insurance specialists to explore their flood insurance options.

Ready.Gov helps you prepare, plan and stay informed in the face of emergencies and disasters.

For more information call
the U.S. Department Of Labor
National Toll-Free Contact Center 
1-866-4-USA-DOL
(1-866-487-2365)
TTY:1-877-889-5627