Alabama Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes (DR-4684)
The state of Alabama was struck by severe storms that brought damaging straight- line winds and spawned tornadoes on January 12, 2023. On January 15, 2023, President Biden declared a major disaster.
People in the following counties are eligible to receive federal disaster assistance:
*Coosa, Elmore, and Hale counties were added on January 20, 2023.
** Greene, Sumter, and Tallapoosa Counties were added on January 26, 2023.
†Morgan and Mobile counties were added on February 3, 2023.
For the complete whitehouse.gov press release, please click here.
A free legal help hotline is now available for Alabama Severe Storms, Straight-line
Winds, and Tornadoes survivors. The hotline is available to connect survivors to free legal services in qualifying counties who cannot afford an attorney. Survivors can call (334) 517-2250. Survivors can call the hotline anytime and leave a message if calling after hours.
For more information, please see the complete press release (English | Spanish).