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.
- Find your local 2-1-1: https://www.211.org/
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 https://www.disasterassistance.gov.
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.
- Ready.gov: https://www.ready.gov/local
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. https://www.vrbo.com