How to Help After Irma

DONATIONS

How to help people affected by the storm:
Check this page for a list of trusted organizations: www.consumerreports.org/charitable-donations/best-ways-to-help-in-aftermath-of-hurricanes-harvey-and-irma.

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

Tips from FEMA for after the hurricane:
https://www.fema.gov/hurricane-irma

FRAUD

National Center for Disaster Fraud at (866) 720-5721 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

HOUSING

To find temporary housing after a hurricane:
https://www.fema.gov/interim-housing-resources

INSURANCE

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Check to see if you are eligible for reimbursement of actions taken to protect your property. 
https://nfip-iservice.com/Claims_TollFree/Toll-Free%20Number%20by%20WYO.pdf

PETS

Use the Hurricane Irma pet resources on this page to look for a lost dog or cat or post a found stranded animal.
https://bestfriends.org/hurricane-irma/hurricane-irma-resources

POWER

Information on power outages or to report an outage:
https://georgiapower.com/in-your-community/storm-center/after/home.cshtml

PRICE GOUGING

Report Price Gouging
Call: 1-866-966-7226

RECOVERY

USA.gov 

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Getting financial assistance for small businesses affected by the storms: Allan Adams, director of the UGA Small Business Development Center, 706-542-6626, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., can speak to the availability of business disaster loans offered through the U.S. Small Business Administration.

VITAL DOCUMENTS

How to replace vital documents destroyed by the hurricane:
https://www.usa.gov/after-disaster#item-213436

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