American Red Cross is required by Congressional charter to undertake disaster relief activities to ease the suffering caused by disasters. Emergency assistance includes fixed/mobile feeding stations, shelter, comfort kits, first aid accessment, food, clothing, emergency medical supplies.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the national emergency management agency that is responsible for reducing the loss of life and property and protects the nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. FEMA can provide assistance for those whom may be eligible: To register, call the toll-free number 1-800-621-FEMA (3362); Speech- or hearing-impaired callers can use the TTY number 1-800-462-7585. Or go to DisasterAssistance.gov to register.
A project of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) developed resources to help Americans to create emergency plans, obtain emergency kits, and become informed about disasters.
Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery and equipment, inventory and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster. Call 1-800-659-2955.