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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.

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07/24/2018 - DHCD
As you are aware, the Commonwealth is working to ensure that the Hurricane Maria evacuees from Puerto Rico find permanent housing. We have... Read more
07/01/2018 - William Booher, Public Affairs Director, FEMA
WASHINGTON - FEMA is aware of the Judge’s ruling regarding the end of the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program for Puerto... Read more
06/18/2018 - State of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Hurricane Recovery Resources for Evacuees distributed by the state in June 2018.   This communication is only... Read more
06/18/2018 - State of Massachusetts
Resource Guide for Individual Hurricane Maria Evacuees distributed by the state of Massachusetts in June 2018.  This guide is for... Read more

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