Anyone can be affected by natural disasters like hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, fires or earthquakes. The best thing you can do is get prepared now. It will help with recovery after the disaster.

Preparation Tips & Resources

  • Create a Kit: Experts say to plan on being on your own for a minimum of 3 days.
  • Make a Plan: Involve the members of your household in creating your home emergency plan.
  • Be Informed: Make sure someone in your household is trained in CPR and first aid.

General Resources:

Preparing for a hurricane

Recovering from a Disaster

Georgia Resources

Hurricane & Flooding Resources

Tornado Resources

Power Outage


Restoring Your Home

Your Mortgage

If you have a mortgage, contact your mortgage servicer once FEMA has declared your area to be a Major Disaster Area. A local HUD approved Housing Counseling Agency can provide counseling and information. 

Your Finances

Your Family