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New FEMA Major and Emergency Disaster Declarations

March 02, 2023 Print ShareThis

This page is updated regularly by HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling (OHC) with the following disaster emergency information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):

2022 and 2023 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. Search Your Location on FEMA's website to find active and past disaster declarations and helpful resources specific to your state or territory.

Disaster Incident Period Declaration Date
Georgia Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds and Tornadoes
January 12, 2023 January 16, 2023
Alabama Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes
January 12, 2023 January 15, 2023
California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides
December 27, 2022 - January 31, 2023 January 14, 2023
South Carolina Hurricane Ian
September 25 - October 4, 2022 November 21, 2022
Alaska Severe Storm, Flooding, and Landslides
July 25-28, 2022 October 14, 2022
Alaska Severe Storm, Flooding, and Landslides
September 15-20, 2022 September 23, 2022
Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding
July 25-28, 2022 August 8, 2022
Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides
July 26, 2022 and continuing. July 29, 2022
Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding
May 2, 2022 - May 8, 2022 June 29, 2022
Montana Severe Storm and Flooding
June 10, 2022 - July 5, 2022 June 16, 2022
New Mexico Wildfires and Straight-line Winds
April 5, 2022 and continuing. May 4, 2022

FEMA Disaster Declarations: December 2022 - February 2023

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.

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 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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