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Disaster Resources

It's important to make sure that you and your loved ones are are prepared and informed in the event of a disaster or emergency. Here are more useful links to help you plan ahead or find relief.

Below you will find a collection of links to other organizations that will assist you with disaster planning, crisis relief and emergency financial assistance resources, in addition to those that we provide.

Related Sites & Organizations

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Explains what disaster assistance and housing needs assistance are, who qualifies, and what other services FEMA offers, provides an online application and apply-by-phone directions, and allows users to check the status of their applications and find out how they can spend their assistance money.

FEMA: Emergency Response Action Steps

Guide on safeguarding collections damaged by water, whether from flood, fire, earthquakes, severe storms or broken pipes. Explains the proper salvage techniques and steps to use in the first 48 hours after a disaster.

FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers

Provides a search tool for nearby disaster recovery facilities or mobile offices where applicants may go for information about FEMA or other disaster assistance programs, or for questions related to specific cases.

American Red Cross

Links to local Red Cross websites are searchable by zip code. General information about disaster services, health and safety services, emergency preparation and other programs offered by the Red Cross is available.

CERF+ Artists' Relief Exchange

Provides a place for the general public to donate art supplies and other items to artists in need, and for artists in need to find donated items to continue their art careers.