Hurricane Support and Resources

Below is disaster support information and online resources that may be able to assist you in locating and receiving aid in the wake of a Hurricane.

Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery

National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center

Road Closures and Evacuations

For information about road closures, you may dial 511 or obtain state-specific information online. 

Local Red Cross Locator

Locating Missing Loved Ones

Individuals are encouraged to use the Red Cross Safe and Well Program. Individuals may use this website to search for loved ones in a disaster area. Additionally, individuals in areas affected by a disaster may list themselves as safe and well if loved ones are searching for them.

Red Cross Smartphone Apps

Apps will update people on current flooding situation and provide information on safety during a disaster.

United Way 2-1-1

2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number that connects callers to information and services in times of need. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during disasters. Please call if you are seeking resources such as clothing, food, or programs for your family.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

500 C Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20472

If a disaster is declared in your area, please call to apply for assistance or visit

FEMA Text Message Program

  • To locate an open emergency shelter, text SHELTER and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA).
  • To locate an open Disaster Recovery Center, text DRC and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA).

Please note that standard message and data rates apply.

State Emergency Management Resources

Locate local emergency management agencies and resources.

Local Salvation Army Locator

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline

Nationwide hotline: 800.985.5990
Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746


VRBO may offer reduced rates for housing in times of disaster.