Page last updated: 09/06/2022
On July 17th, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community was struck by severe storms. On September 2, 2022, President Biden declared a major disaster.
People in the following Indian Reservation are eligible to receive federal disaster assistance:
For the complete whitehouse.gov press release, please click here.
FEMA Application Deadline
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
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).
Mobile Registration Intake Center: MRICs move around regularly. They will be in an area for a short period of time to help survivors who need registration help. Visit FEMA’s Disaster Declaration page to find more information about the Mobile Registration Intake Center locations and hours.
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.
Due to the COVID-19 nationwide emergency declared by Former President Trump and the need to protect the safety and health of all Americans; FEMA will conduct remote home inspections for disaster survivors until further notice.
This fact sheet provides information about that process. It includes links to PDF and plain text versions.
As of June 1, 2022, FEMA is beginning to transition back to in- home inspections. Remote inspections may still occur if conditions make them necessary again.
Created by FEMA, this handout provides a basic overview what to expect after you have applied for assistance.
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.
The American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division has teamed up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to create Disaster Legal Services (DLS) — a program designed to help survivors navigate the aftermath of presidentially- declared disasters. The DLS program provides immediate temporary legal assistance to disaster survivors—at no charge.
Issues where DLS can help include:
Learn more through this short video.
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.
4201 N. 24th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85016-6266
Professional association of lawyers.
2343 E Broadway Blvd #200
Tucson, AZ 85719
Provides free civil legal services to low-income people. Will assist with issues including eviction prevention, home loss, and access to public benefits.
305 S 2nd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Provides legal assistance, advice, and representation as well as self-help and educational materials. Will assist with issues including foreclosures, wage claims and other employment matters, and federal and state programs affecting peoples’ health and economic stability.
P.O Box 306
Window Rock A.Z. 86515
Provides free civil legal services to low-income people. Will assist with issues including access to public benefits, and access to adequate healthcare and housing.
Free Legal Answers is a virtual legal advice clinic. Qualifying users post their civil legal question to their state’s website. Users will then be emailed when their question receives a response. There is no fee for the use of the system or for the advice and information provided by the attorney.
ABA Free Legal Answers is a website operated by the American Bar Association (ABA) and by an entity or entities in the state where the client lives.