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Disaster Resources

Virginia Resources

Virginia Department of Emergency management

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

211 Virginia
Free access to community and statewide services

Supreme Court of Virginia Pandemic Flu Preparedness Commission

Pandemic Influenza Bench Book for Virginia’s Judicial System


VSB Resources

Planning Ahead:  Protecting Your Clients’ Interests in the Event of Your Disability or Death

Independent Risk Manager for the Virginia State Bar
For Virginia lawyers with concerns or questions about the day-to-day practice of law.

Emergency and Disaster Legal Services Manual (pdf)


Federal Resources

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
Disaster Assistance page

FEMA – Individual Disaster Assistance for individuals

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Disaster Distress Hotline

Department of Homeland Security

Government Benefits search
1-800-FED-INFO (333-4636)

Department of Health and Human Resources
Public Health and Medical Emergency Support

Department of Health and Human Resources
Administration for Children and Families

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Disaster Assistance Hotline


Other Bar Resources

American Bar Association
Information and Resources to Assist Lawyers Practice

National Disaster Legal Aid


Non-Profit Agencies

American Red Cross
1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767)

American Red Cross – Safe and Well (Missing Persons Registries)

United Way Worldwide

Updated: May 15, 2018