After a disaster strikes, it’s important to know the resources available in order to confidently identify the steps needed to start recovering. My office can help you through the initial process to get to the right path. Several federal agencies and programs are designed to help you in case of an emergency. To start your informational search, visit www.disasterassistance.gov. To read an overview of the agencies available to help you and your loved ones after a disaster, take a look at our Disaster Assistance Packet .pdf.