Are there any community outreach programs to assist families affected by the storm?

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Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance online, at If you are unable to access the internet, you can also call 1-800-621-3362. You may also install the FEMA App, available for Apple, Android, and Blackberry mobile devices

When you register for disaster assistance either online or by phone, you will need the following to complete your application:

Social Security number
Address of the location where the damage occurred (pre-disaster address)
Current mailing address
Current telephone number
Insurance information
Total household annual income
Routing and account number for your checking or savings account (this allows FEMA to directly transfer disaster assistance funds into your bank account).
A description of your disaster-caused damage and losses

Disaster assistance applicants, who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.

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