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Individuals who have suffered physical injury or loss of property due to a sudden calamitous event of natural or human origin such as a fire, flood, hurricane, tornado, earthquake or outbreak of war or civil unrest.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Leads the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. Initiates proactive mitigation activities, trains first responders and manages the National Flood Insurance Program. -Get disaster information -Plan ahead -Apply for assistance -Recover and Rebuild Additional Numbers: TTY (800) 462-7585 Report a false damage claim: (800) 323-9603 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
International Technical Electic and Construction - Emergency Generators for Medical Facilities During DisastersI-TEC is a non-denominational ministry utilizing volunteers to meet the technical needs of missionaries and not-for-profit organizations worldwide and to actively support local and international disaster relief. Provides assistance with installing electrical power for Christian ministries around the world, enabling the development of self-sustaining power systems. Responds to natural disasters by providing temporary electricity with generators to emergency shelters, churches, and medical facilities.LycomingInternational Technical Electric and Construction (ITEC)International Technical Electric and Construction (ITEC)
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps - Clothing/Furniture Vouchers for Flood, Fire, and Disaster Victims - WilliamsportProvide clothing and furniture vouchers to victims of floods, fires and disasters.LycomingSalvation Army USA / Williamsport CorpsSalvation Army USA Eastern Territory

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