Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) provides financial and technical assistance to help conserve agricultural lands and wetlands. There are two program components under ACEP, the Agricultural Land Easement (ALE) component and the Wetlands Reserve…

Business Physical Disaster Loans

If you are in a declared disaster area and have experienced damage to your business, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Small Business Administration (SBA). Businesses of any size and most private nonprofit organizations may apply to the SBA …

Casualties, Disasters, and Theft

The program offers tax relief for casualty losses that result from the destruction of, or damage to your property from any sudden, unexpected, or unusual event such as a flood, hurricane, tornado, fire, earthquake or even volcanic eruption.   

Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program

The Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) assists individuals and communities in recovering from the effects of a Presidentially declared major disaster through community-based outreach and psycho-educational services. The CCP supports sh…

Crop Insurance

Crop Insurance protects agricultural producers against crop losses resulting from natural causes. The program, administered by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA), offers several different plans for crops and livestock.…

Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief Program

Special tax law provisions may help taxpayers and businesses recover financially from the impact of a disaster, especially when the federal government declares their location to be a major disaster area. Both individuals and businesses in a federally declared disaster…

Disaster Legal Services

Disaster Legal Services (DLS) provides legal assistance to low-income individuals who, prior to or as a result of a Presidentially declared major disaster, are unable to secure legal services adequate to meet their disaster-related needs. When the President declares a…

Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Locator

A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is a readily accessible facility or mobile office where applicants may visit for information about FEMA or other disaster assistance programs, or for questions related to your case. The Disaster Recovery Center Locator allows…

Disaster Unemployment Assistance

The Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program provides unemployment benefits to individuals who have become unemployed as a direct result of a Presidentially declared major disaster.

DOI VISTA Program

The DOI/VISTA Initiative is a collaboration between the Department of the Interior (DOI) and AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA), Conservation Legacy, and many local non-profit partners - placing VISTAs in some of the poorest places in which the DOI has…

Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The Small Business Administration's (SBA) disaster loans are the primary form of Federal assistance for the repair and rebuilding of non-farm, private sector disaster losses. The disaster loan program is the only form of SBA assistance not limited to small…

Emergency Watershed Protection Program

The purpose of the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) Program is to respond to emergencies created by natural disasters. The EWP Program is designed to help people and conserve natural resources by relieving imminent hazards to life and property caused by floods,…

Farm Ownership Loans (Direct and Guaranteed)

Farm Ownership Loans will help you purchase or enlarge a farm or ranch, construct a new or improve an existing farm or ranch building, pay closing costs, and pay for soil and water conservation and protection.

FSA provides guaranteed and direct loans. Under…

FEMA Housing Portal

The FEMA Housing Portal is intended to help individuals and families who have been displaced by a disaster find a place to live. The portal consolidates rental resources to help individuals and families find available rental units in their area. Rental resources are…

Home and Property Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is responsible for providing affordable, timely and accessible financial assistance to homeowners and renters located in a declared disaster area. Financial assistance is available in the form of low-interest, long-term…

Individuals and Households Program (IHP) - Housing Assistance

After a Presidential disaster declaration is made, you may be eligible for disaster assistance, including grant assistance, from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Federal Assistance to Individuals and Households Program (IHP). After you register with…

Individuals and Households Program (IHP) - Other Needs Assistance

The Individuals and Households Program provides assistance to individuals and households affected by a disaster to enable them to address necessary expenses and serious needs, which cannot be met through other forms of disaster assistance or insurance. Forms of other…

International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP)

The International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP) reimburses eligible victims of designated acts of international terrorism that occur outside of the United States for expenses associated with that victimization. You can seek reimbursement for…

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), managed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), enables homeowners, business owners and renters in participating communities to purchase federally backed flood insurance. This insurance offers an insurance…

National Housing Locator System (NHLS): Disaster Resource Locator

The Disaster Resource Locator is a web-based program on the National Housing Locator System (NHLS) website that allows the public to search for HUD Regional Offices, HUD Field Offices, Public Housing Authorities, and other disaster related resources.

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency's (FSA) Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) provides financial assistance to producers of non-insurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory or prevented planting occur due to a natural…

Savings Bond Redemption and Replacement

Savings Bond Redemption allows bond owners in areas affected by a presidentially-declared disaster to redeem bonds prior to the expiration of the initial 12-month holding period. Approximately 40,000 financial institutions across the country redeem savings bonds.…

State Crime Victims Compensation

State Crime Victims Compensation programs reimburse victims for crime-related expenses. Such expenses include medical costs, mental health counseling, funeral and burial costs and lost wages or loss of support. All states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin…

Terrorist Attack-Disaster Relief Information for Individuals

For eligible individuals and families who were victims of terrorist attacks, special tax relief provisions were enacted under the Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief Act of 2001. Under this act, the following amounts are not included in income. Certain disabil…
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