Hurricane Ida Recovery Resources

Hurricane Ida Recovery Resources 

As you know, Queens was hit particularly hard by the storm, leaving many without a home, a car, or their possessions. Saddest of all, we lost several members of our community.  In addition to the resources you’ll find below, please contact Congresswoman Meng's Office here for further assistance. 

 
Report Damage
The Damage Assessment Tool allows the City to immediately collect damage information from New Yorkers to assess the impact upon affected areas.
Call 311 or visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/severeweather/resources/report-damage.page
 
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
President Biden has approved an expedited Major Disaster Declaration to provide financial relief to help New Yorkers that were impacted during Hurricane Ida.
Homeowners and individuals can apply for disaster assistance whether they have insurance or not:
 
www.DisasterAssistance.gov
Phone: (800) 621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585)
 
FEMA Disaster & Flood Resource Center
Congresswoman Meng was proud to help secure a FEMA Resource Center in Queens to help residents and
business owners impacted by the storm navigate federal recovery resources.
Queens Location:
Queens College Student Union,
152-45 Melbourne Ave, Flushing
 
For FEMA assistance related to necessary expenses and serious needs directly caused by the disaster, including: Vehicles, childcare, medical expenses, and more, visit:
                                               https://www.fema.gov/assistance/individual/housing
 
Small Business owners can apply for assistance through 
US Small Business Administration:
www.sba.gov 
Phone: (800) 659-2955

For individuals who need temporary housing or shelter, you can find an open shelter through the Department of Homeless Services:
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dhs/index.page

For individuals who need multilingual and confidential crisis support service, you can contact the Disaster Distress Helpline:
http://bit.ly/2kHiAS6
Phone: 1-800-985-5990

For individuals or families with flood damage, you can file a Water Damage or Loss Claim with NYC Comptroller's Office within 90 days of Hurricane Ida:
https://comptroller.nyc.gov/services/for-the-public/claims/file-a-claim/