This website is a project of the Disaster Assistance Improvement Program. DAIP was created by a federal executive order.
From the site's About Us section:
The site allows you to:
- Find disaster assistance that meets your personal needs.
- Learn about more than 70 forms of assistance from 17 federal agencies.
- Apply for disaster assistance and reduce the number of forms you have to fill out.
- Check the status of your application.
- Find a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) near you.
- Find a hotel or a new place to live.
- Find programs to help with food and nutrition needs.
- Change the address for your Social Security, VA, or other federal benefits.
- Learn about Small Business Administration (SBA) loans for homeowners, renters, and businesses.
The site is also available in Spanish.