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Individuals’ and Families’ Immediate Needs

For information on food and shelter, click here.

For information on who can help individuals and families, click here.

For information on helping children deal with disaster, visit or get a copy of FEMA 478 Helping Children Cope with Disaster here. You may also call the FEMA publications warehouse at 1-800-480-2520 to obtain this and other publications. More information is available at the Department of Homeland Securities’ www.ready.govYou may also visit Sesame Street's Helping Children Understand Natural Disasters.

The Disaster Distress Helpline

The Disaster Distress Helpline is free and confidential, and helps with emotional distress after a disaster, 1-800-985-5990.