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How To Apply for Disaster Assistance After Hurricane Irene

If you need assistance after Hurricane Irene, the Federal Emergency Management Agency can help you:

You can apply for disaster assistance:

Learn more about what to do immediately after a disaster, how to locate family members, and find places to stay.

Stay Safe During and After a Flood

If you live in an area that’s likely to flood, you should:

  • Listen to the radio or television for local information.
  • Be aware of flash floods. If there is any possibility of a flash flood, move immediately to higher ground. Do not wait for instructions to move.
  • Be aware of streams, drainage channels, canyons, and other areas known to flood suddenly.

If you have to leave your home, do not walk through moving water or drive into flooded areas. 

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has more information about what to do during a flood and after a flood.