Hurricane Sandy

For Disaster Survivors

  • Learn more: information and FAQs before you apply for assistance.
  • Shelters: To search for shelters via text message, text: SHELTER and your zip code to 43362 (4FEMA). For example: Shelter 01234 (Standard rates apply).
  • Disaster Recovery Centers: Search for a DRC to speak with a FEMA representative in person.
  • FEMA Housing Portal: Individuals and families who have been displaced by the disaster can use the FEMA Housing Portal to help find a place to live.
  • Download the Red Cross Hurricane app (Apple, Android), visit the Red Cross web site, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), or check local media outlets.
  • Download the FEMA smartphone app: Android, Apple & Blackberry.

Donate and Volunteer

Rumor Control

There is a lot of misinformation circulating online. Visit our Rumor Control page for an on-going list of rumors and their true or false status.