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Disaster Relief - General Information

Legal Information

Browse the resources below for general information about how to deal with issues after a disaster happens.

  • DisasterAssistance.gov

    Enter your address to find out what help is available after a disaster. Apply online and read their fact sheet for useful information. Read More

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    Disaster Assistance Improvement Program
  • National Disaster Legal Aid

    National website for people affected by natural disasters and legal aid attorneys who are helping people in the aftermath. Read More

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    ProBono.Net
  • Disaster Assistance: Lost Documents

    9903EN - In times like this, important papers, legal and otherwise, can get lost, destroyed, or are just unreachable. Here are some suggestions for how to get replacements, or help with replacements. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • School Rights after a Disaster

    1910EN - Information about how to get your child back in school after a natural disaster occurs. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Disaster Unemployment Assistance

    9906EN - Read this publication if a natural disaster hit your town and it caused you to lose your job (or caused your employer to reduce your hours). Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Disaster Assistance: Small Business Administration Disaster Loans

    9905EN - The SBA has disaster assistance programs, including Home and Personal Property Disaster Loans and Business Disaster Loans. SBA can make low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters and businesses who have been victims of a disaster. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Handling Finances After A Natural Disaster

    Handling finances, mortgage payments, and credit card bills can be frustrating following a disaster. This site provides links to resources that may be of assistance. Read More

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    Department of Financial Institutions