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Public and private programs that provide emergency planning, preparedness, mitigation, response, relief and/or recovery services prior to, during and after a major fire, flood, hurricane, earthquake, tornado, tsunami, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, drought, famine, explosion or nuclear accident, the outbreak of civil unrest, or other large-scale emergency of natural or human origin that disrupts the normal functioning of a community; or a localized incident such as a house fire which has made residents homeless. (AIRS TH-2600)

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
Nationwide Provider
P.O. Box 10055
Hyattsville, MD 20782
Phone: 800-621-3362
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Federal Emergency Management Agency
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Address:
P.O. Box 10055
Hyattsville, MD 20782
Phone: 800-621-3362
TDD: 800-462-7585
Toll Free Phone: 800-621-3362
Service Categories:
Email: AskIA@fema.dhs.gov
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided:

Provides disaster survivors with information, support, services, and a means to access and apply for disaster assistance. Online tools help locate nearest Emergency Shelters, Disaster Recovery Centers, etc.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/17/2021
Nationwide Provider
Crisis Line: 800-985-5990
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Crisis Line: 800-985-5990
Address:
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Text: 1-800-985-5990
Services Provided:

The Disaster Distress Helpline is staffed by trained counselors from a network of crisis call centers located across the United States. These counselors provide:

a. Crisis counseling for people in emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster,
b. Information on how to recognize distress and its effects on individuals and families,
c. Tips for healthy coping,
d. Referrals to local crisis call centers for additional follow-up care and support.

The Disaster Distress Helpline puts people in need of counseling on the path to recovery. Our staff members provide counseling and support before, during, and after disasters and refer people to local disaster-related resources for follow-up care and support. Since its launch in February 2012, the Disaster Distress Helpline has provided counseling and support in response to disasters such as Hurricane Sandy, the Boston Marathon bombing, the Ebola outbreak, and the Coronavirus pandemic.

Text "TalkWithUs" TO 66746 (Spanish-speakers can text 'Hablanos' to 66746); available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/13/2022