Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Isabel
Do you, or does someone you know, live in an area affected by Hurricane Isabel? If so, you may be eligible for assistance through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). After making landfall in North Carolina, Isabel worked its way inland, causing flooding, countless damaged houses and buildings, and leaving millions of people without power. While the residents of Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia work to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Isabel, GovBenefits.gov is highlighting a few of the resources available to provide disaster relief assistance.

For information on disaster assistance for Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia, utility company details for your area, food safety and more, visit FEMA's DisasterHelp Web site at www.disasterhelp.gov. For FEMA Disaster Assistance, you can also call 1-800-621-FEMA, or 1-800-462-9029 for National Disaster Assistance.

FEMA news items about Hurricane Isabel can be found on FEMA's Storm Watch page at www.fema.gov/storm/trop.shtm.

Additional information about assistance for those impacted by Hurricane Isabel can be found on the FEMA Web site at www.fema.gov.

To learn how to apply for disaster assistance, visit www.fema.gov/about/process.

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