Accessing Help after Disasters
When a disaster strikes, help is available to you and your family at the local, state and federal levels. Right after the disaster occurs, don’t be surprised if you receive a busy signal when you dial 911. Phone lines will be jammed with callers, so use this number only if you require immediate police, fire or emergency medical (ambulance) assistance. It is not designed to handle calls regarding minor emergencies (cuts and scrapes), housing assistance, food, water, shelter and other post-d... More >>
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