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Hurricane Michael Resources

For the impact and recovery from Hurricane Michael, we urge all of you to stay safe. For more information, please share this list of resources below and also en Español Recursos ayudarse para Huracán Michael.

Be sure to follow your local news, weather reports, and social media for other important emergency information in your area.

The Southeast ADA Center is here to answer your ADA-related questions and provide any other information and referrals that we can.

More: Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Resources in U.S. Southeast Region at http://www.adasoutheast.org/publications/hurricane-emergency-resources.php


National Hurricane Center

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General Safety, Support & Emergency Shelters

  • Find Open Shelters
    This website shows where to find open emergency shelters in the United States.
    Source: American Red Cross
    Link: redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html

  • Safe and Well Website
    Individuals and organizations can register on this free website and tell others that they are safe. You can also search for missing loved ones on the site in English or Spanish.
    Source: American Red Cross
    Link: safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/index.php

  • SAMHSA Distress Helpline 
    Provides 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. To connect with a trained crisis counselor:
    • Call 1-800-985-5990 (press "2" for Spanish)
    • Text TalkWithUs to 66746
    • Spanish Speakers:
      Call 1-800-985-5990 and press "2"
      From the U.S., text Hablanos to 66746
    Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    Link: samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

  • How to Report Disaster-Related Fraud
    Contact the National Center for Disaster Fraud
    Call 866-720-5721
    Fax 225-334-4707
    Email disaster@leo.gov

    Or send a letter to: National Center for Disaster Fraud Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4909

    Source: U.S. Department of Justice
    Link: justice.gov/criminal-fraud/report-fraud

Southeast ADA Center
Phone: 404-541-9001
Email: adasoutheast@law.syr.edu
Web: adasoutheast.org

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Questions? ADA Hotline: 1-800-949-4232
All calls are confidential.

About the Southeast ADA Center
The Southeast ADA Center is one of ten regional ADA Centers in the ADA National Network — sponsored by grants from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) — to promote voluntary compliance with the ADA, including information about the rights of people with disabilities and the responsibilities of businesses, as well as state and helpful resources.

 Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University The Southeast ADA Center is a grant project of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University.
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