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Your Official Documents

You may have lost important personal documents as part of the evacuation process or through loss of your home. Here is how to replace them.

  • Disaster Fraud. Report fraud, waste, abuse or allegations of mismanagement involving disaster relief operations.
  • Replace Your Vital Documents. has a list of resources for getting everything from your passport to your Social Security card replaced.
  • Replacing Documents & Records. A checklist of documents you will need to replace if they have been destroyed, and whom to contact for information on the replacement process from the U.S. Fire Administration.
  • Help During Disasters. Information from the IRS on getting copies of your tax forms necessary to apply for disaster loans and grants.
  • Identity Theft. Protecting against identity theft especially if you have lost important documents.