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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

11/03/2017 - Practising Law Institute
PLI is offering a free presentation of key post-disaster legal issues, as well as best practices.  It can be viewed here. 
11/09/2017 - Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT)
RAFT continues to be a homelessness prevention response for families who are residents of Massachusetts and who are experiencing a housing... Read more
11/10/2017 - Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Commonwealth has coordinated efforts across the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), the Executive Office of Health and... Read more

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