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Southern California Wildfires

The southern California fires are swiftly heading toward areas that are heavily populated - listen to local officials and evacuate if instructed. More updates and preparedness tips.

Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico: the deadline to apply for assistance has been extended to 3/20/18. U.S. Virgin Islands: the deadline is 12/18/17. Apply online or at a disaster recovery center.

Fire Management Assistance Grants

We approved Fire Management Assistance Grants for the Thomas, Creek, Rye, Skirball, and Lilac Fires in California to help cover the costs of staffing, equipment, and emergency work.

Disaster Fraud

We recently became aware of potentially suspicious activity in disaster case files. While our systems weren’t compromised, we encourage survivors to watch for and report fraud.

California Fires (October)

Residents in Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Sonoma, Orange, Nevada and Yuba counties can apply for assistance online. More updates.

Hurricanes Irma & Harvey

With Texas in full recovery mode find up-to-date information on returning home and cleaning up, for those affected by Irma check out up-to-date info & rumor control.

How to Help

To donate cash to Puerto Rico (Español), if you would like to donate goods, or join the FEMA mission.

FEMA Donates to Toys for Tots

Our team in Florida collected toys to distribute to local communities. “While reasons for contributing varied, one common theme emerged: the hope of brightening a child’s holiday.”