Finding Assistance after Tropical Storm Imelda
Published 8:31 am Friday, October 18, 2019
If you have a homeowner’s or flood insurance policy, contact your insurance company and file a claim first.
Assess the condition of your home and property. Document any damages with photographs and make a list of damaged items. If possible, find receipts for those items.
If your home IS safe, sanitary, and secure:
You can check to see if you are eligible for disaster assistance from other Federal, state, and voluntary organizations by visiting https://www.
If your home is NOT safe, sanitary, or secure:
Visit www.disasterassistance.gov, or call 1-800-621-3362 to assess your needs and to find out what federal assistance may be available to you. If you use TTY, call 800-462-7585. If you use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 800-621-3362.
Although FEMA cannot make you whole, it may help your recovery move forward by providing grants for basic repairs to make your home safe, sanitary and secure. FEMA assistance may also provide temporary help with a place for you and your family to stay while you build your own recovery plan.