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Disaster Relief and Recovery

Disaster Relief and Recovery

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This section contains resources for lawyers and legal advocates who are helping people in the aftermath of natural disasters such as tornados, floods or fires.  The section focuses on people's legal rights after a disaster, including the right to apply for a variety of benefits programs.  Please select the topic you are interested in FEMA, Housing, Non FEMA benefits (unemployment, cash, SNAP, SSI) or Other topics) from the column at the left.

Latest Content

02/01/2018 - DESE
This memo provides school districts with guidance about planning for and responding to the needs of students with disabilities and students... Read more
12/20/2017 - MLRI
​Below are fliers in English and Spanish for individuals and families from Puerto Rico​ including: ​  SNAP food assistance,... Read more
12/23/2017 - MLRI
Information to assist persons displaced from Puerto Rico who are looking for affordable temporary or permanent housing in Massachusetts.... Read more
12/12/2017 - Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
The Board of Higher Education (BHE) authorizes the extension of resident tuition rates for the 2017-2018 academic year to students from... Read more

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