• Government Aid for Disaster Victims

    24 days ago - By RIS Media

    Getting back on your feet after a natural disaster can require some help, which can come in many forms that go beyond the immediate relief charities often provide.
    Here's a few ways the federal government offers help to disaster victims:
    Finding Shelter
    Short-term shelter can be an immediate need after a hurricane or other disaster. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, has a website with an interim housing resource page that includes links to grants and help for finding long-term housing.
    To search for open shelters in your area, text SHELTER and your zip code to 4FEMA.
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