Disaster assistance may include grants to help pay for temporary housing and essential home repairs as well as other serious disaster-related needs such as medical and dental expenses, transportation, childcare and moving and storage expenses. The current deadline to apply is March 16, 2023.
If you have insurance, first file a claim with your insurance provider. FEMA provides assistance to applicants for your uninsured or underinsured disaster-caused expenses and serious needs. There are several ways that you can apply for
FEMA assistance under the Individual Assistance Program:
Download the FEMA mobile app
Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. Help is available in many languages. Press 2 for Spanish, press 3 for an interpreter who speaks your language.
If you use video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, give FEMA the number for that service. Lines are open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.