Recovery from Harvey and Irma: Where Do You Start?

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As people are beginning to return to their homes and businesses along the Gulf Coast and Florida to assess the aftermath of Hurricane’s Harvey and Irma – from wind damage to the unprecedented flooding, HFA has coordinated a list of resources to guide your recovery and assist in assessing damages.

  • The Red Cross provides a checklist of items to have on hand when returning to your home or business, in addition to basic tips for recovery.
  • The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) walks you through advice about remaining vigilant when it comes to health and safety in potentially perilous conditions. Click here for more information.
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has put together a comprehensive resource guide that is frequently updated and covers topics such as safety, price gouging and ways you can seek or provide assistance.
  • FEMA, which oversees the National Flood Insurance Program, also offers a guide to help you through that claims process.
  • The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters. Click here for details.
  • FEMA, also provides small business disaster grants. Click here for more information.
  • National Public Radio (NPR) has put together a list of resources for those looking help to people affected by Harvey.
  • WTXL ABC 27 affiliate had put together a list of resources by county for Florida Hurricane Irma victims

HFA members affected by Hurricane Harvey are encouraged to contact their membership services representative to discuss how HFA will assist you and your business. 800.422.3778 press 1

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