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Your Finances & Job

Pulling together your finances after a disaster can be a daunting task.  These resources are a good place to start.

Your Finances

  • consolidates information about federally funded government assistance to disaster victims. You can apply for FEMA individual assistance and Small Business Administration loans through a single online application.
  • HUD Disaster Recovery Assistance. HUD can provide critical housing and community development resources to aid disaster recovery and has Disaster Recovery Teams located in offices throughout the country.
  • Disaster Assistance. The Small Business Administration provides various types of loans for businesses of all sizes and homeowners and renters in the event of a disaster.
  • More Tips from the FDIC: Replacing IDs, Checks, Cards and Other "Things" Financial. If you are forced to evacuate without IDs, credit and debit cards, checks and other documents that may be needed to conduct your everyday finances, here are some tips to begin the process of re-establishing your financial life.
  • Helpful Banking Tips from the FDIC for Hurricane Victims. Produced by FDIC during Hurricane Katrina and is still applicable today, this Web site provides telephone numbers on how to access your bank accounts, lost records, ATM cards, direct deposits or how to reach your bank.
  • Tax Relief in Disaster Situations Information from the IRS about special tax law provisions may help you recover financially from the impact of a disaster, especially when the president declares your location to be a major disaster area.
  • Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief for Individuals and Businesses - Special tax law provisions may help taxpayers and businesses recover financially from the impact of a disaster, especially when the president declares their location to be a major disaster area.
  • Recovering Financially - From the American Red Cross, a comprehensive list of action items to pull your financial life back together.

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Your Job and Pension

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