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New FEMA Major and Emergency Disaster Declarations

April 08, 2020 Print ShareThis

2019 and 2020 FEMA Disaster Declarations with Individual Assistance Available

Not all disaster declarations include individual assistance. Please read all disaster declarations carefully to determine the types of assistance included in the declaration.

Disaster Incident Period Declaration Date
Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding
(DR-4476)
March 3, 2020 March 5, 2020
South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding
(DR-4469)
September 9 - 26, 2019 November 18, 2019
Texas Tropical Storm Imelda
(DR-4466)
September 17 - 23, 2019 October 4, 2019
Texas Severe Storms and Flooding
(DR-4454)
June 24 - 25, 2019 July 17, 2019
Ohio Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslide (DR-4447) May 27-29, 2019 June 18, 2019
Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding
(DR-4441)
May 21 - June 14, 2019 June 8, 2019
South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding
(DR-4440)
March 13 - April 26, 2019 June 7, 2019
Oklahoma Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding
(DR-4438)
May 7 - June 9, 2019  June 1, 2019
Iowa Severe Winter Storm and Flooding
(DR-4421)
March 12 - June 15, 2019 March 23, 2019
Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding
(DR-4420)
March 9 - April 1, 2019 March 21, 2019

COVID-19 Pandemic FEMA State Disaster Declarations

For a complete list of COVID-19 Disaster Declarations, visit the FEMA COVID-19 Disaster Declarations webpage.

Disaster Declaration Date
Minnesota (DR-4531) April 7, 2020
Oklahoma (DR-4530) April 5, 2020
New Mexico (DR-4529) April 5, 2020
Mississippi (DR-4528) April 5, 2020
South Dakota (DR-4527) April 5, 2020
Delaware (DR-4526) April 5, 2020
Utah (DR-4525) April 4, 2020
Arizona (DR-4524) April 4, 2020
Nevada (DR-4523) April 4, 2020
Maine (DR-4522) April 4, 2020
Nebraska (DR-4521) April 4, 2020
Wisconsin (DR-4520) April 4, 2020
Arkansas (DR-4518) April 3, 2020
West Virginia (DR-4517) April 3, 2020
New Hampshire (DR-4516) April 3, 2020
Indiana (DR-4515) April 3, 2020
Tennessee (DR-4514) April 2, 2020
Virgin Islands (DR-4513) April 2, 2020
Virginia (DR-4512) April 2, 2020
Northern Mariana (DR-4511) April 1, 2020
Hawaii (DR-4510) April 1, 2020
North Dakota (DR-4509) April 1, 2020
Montana (DR-4508) March 31, 2020
Ohio (DR-4507) March 31, 2020
Pennsylvania (DR-4506) March 30, 2020
Rhode Island (DR-4505) March 30, 2020
Kansas (DR-4504) March 29, 2020
Alabama (DR-4503) March 29, 2020
District of Columbia (DC) (DR-4502) March 29, 2020
Georgia (DR-4501) March 29, 2020
Connecticut (DR-4500) March 28, 2020
Oregon (DR-4499) March 28, 2020
Colorado (DR-4498) March 28, 2020
Kentucky (DR-4497) March 28, 2020
Massachusetts (DR-4496) March 27, 2020
Guam (DR-4495) March 27, 2020
Michigan (DR-4494) March 27, 2020
Puerto Rico (DR-4493) March 27, 2020
South Carolina (DR-4492) March 27, 2020
Maryland (DR-4491) March 26, 2020
Missouri (DR-4490) March 26, 2020
Illinois (DR-4489) March 26, 2020
New Jersey (DR-4488) March 25, 2020
North Carolina (DR-4487) March 25, 2020
Florida (DR-4486) March 25, 2020
Texas (DR-4485) March 25, 2020
Louisiana (DR-4484) March 24, 2020
Iowa (DR-4483) March 23, 2020
California (DR-4482) March 22, 2020
Washington (DR-4481) March 22, 2020
New York (DR-4480) March 20, 2020

FEMA Disaster Declarations - March 2020

For a complete list of FEMA Declarations, visit the FEMA webpage.

Reminders for Housing Counselors

All HUD participating housing counseling agencies impacted by recent disasters are encouraged to review the following Housing Counseling disaster resources:

Please also visit HUD's Disaster Recovery Resource Webpage for more information, as well as the Federal Register Notice on Allocations, Common Application, Waivers, and Alternative Requirements for 2017 Disaster Community Development Block Grant Disaster (CDBG-DR) Recovery Grantees. This notice has important information for housing counseling agencies and participation in CDBG-DR related activities.

Working with HUD on Disaster Needs:

  • Housing Counseling Handbook 7610.1, Chapter 5-11, B. 3-d, requires when any aspect an agency's purpose is impaired and can no longer comply with programmatic requirements, regulations or grant agreement (e.g., not functioning due to a disaster or emergency) the agency must notify their HUD Point of Contact (POC) within 15 days.
  • If your agency needs assistance on reports, grant documents, deadlines and similar issues in the aftermath of the recent disasters, please contact your HUD POC for help.
  • Please send your questions to housing.counseling@hud.gov. Please type "Disaster Assistance" in the subject line.

If your agency's operational status is impacted by a disaster, it is important to let your clients and partners know of changes in operating hours, locations and services. Please place appropriate messages on your agency voicemail(s), email(s) and social media. In areas experiencing a loss of power and communications please also consider posting signage with contact and status information at your office or other appropriate emergency service centers within your community.

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