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On September 23, 2020, a Major Disaster Declaration was issued for the State of Florida to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Sally from September 14, 2020, and continuing.
People in the following Counties are eligible to receive federal disaster assistance.
Click here for the full press release.
A legal aid hotline is now available for survivors in Florida. Survivors may call 866-550-2929 at any time to request assistance.
FEMA Application Deadline
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Appeal your FEMA decision letter
Within 60 days of the date on the determination letter.
Applications for FEMA Assistance can be submitted by:
Phone: Contact FEMA at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY users can call 1-800-462-7585.
Online: Fill out the application at DisasterAssistance.gov
In-Person: You can also fill out the application at a FEMA Disaster Resource Center (DRC).
Disaster Recovery Center: To find a Disaster Recovery Center near you, use the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s DRC locator or text “DRC” and your zip code to 43362 (4FEMA) to locate a Disaster Recovery Center in your area.
Please check your local news and local officials for the latest safety and shelter resources.
Access information on Safety and Shelter assistance through the resources below.
Explore resources from the American Red Cross on how to stay safe and recover from a disaster.
FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are accessible facilities and mobile offices you can visit to learn more about FEMA and other disaster assistance programs. You may also visit to ask questions about your case. The DRC Locator helps you find the hours, services, and locations of DRCs near you.
Access legal aid organizations and other helpful recovery assistance through the resources below.
To help meet the growing legal needs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division has teamed up with RingCentral Inc. to create a national hotline to connect the Disaster Legal Services Program (DLS) with those seeking civil legal services.
2119 Delta Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Provides free civil legal services to low-income people.