Hurricane Sandy Assistance Info
You will need the following information to complete the registration:
Social Security Number
You will be asked to provide your social security number; if you do not have a social security number, your household may still be eligible to receive assistance if there is a minor child in the household who is a U.S. Citizen, Non-Citizen National, or Qualified Alien with a social security number.
(NOTE: If you, your spouse or a minor child in the household are a U.S. Citizen, Non-Citizen National, or a Qualified Alien and do not have a social security number, FEMA will not be able to complete a registration. The Social Security number is required for Identity Verification purposes.)
If you are registering for a business, enter the social security number of the responsible party for the business, the social security number will be used for an identifier only.
If you are in need of further explanation/information call FEMA Helpline at (1-800-621-3362).
You will be asked to identify the type(s) of insurance coverage you have.
You will be asked to enter your family's gross total household income at the time of the disaster.
Along with the address and phone number where the damages occurred, you will be asked for information on how FEMA can contact you. It is very important that you provide FEMA with your current mailing address and phone numbers where you can be contacted.
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Direct Deposit Information (optional)
If you are determined to be eligible for assistance and would prefer that funds be transferred to your account, you will be asked for your banking information, which includes; the institution name, type of account, routing and account number.
Declaration and Release Form
If you have applied for assistance and need to complete a Declaration and Release Form (OMB form 009-0-3), please download form, fill it out and send it to:
FEMA – Individuals & Households Program
National Processing Service Center
P.O. Box 10055
Hyattsville, MD 20782-8055
Or fax it to: 1-800-827-8112
If you need help filling out this form, please call our helpline at 1-800-621-3362.
New York State Emergency Hotline Goes Live as of – November 2, 2012