Prepare your finances before a disaster or emergency strikes
Plan for the unexpected
Taking time to document financial information and contact numbers before a situation occurs can save you time and stress in an emergency.
Resources to help you get started
Protect your finances during and after a disaster or emergency
Focus on your most urgent issues
If you can’t access your money or pay your bills after a disaster, you’ll want to contact lenders, creditors, and banks to let them know your situation. You’ll also want to consider finding places that provide financial assistance.
Resources to help you recover
Recover and rebuild after a disaster or emergency
Helping others rebuild and recover
If you’re sending money to loved ones or an organization providing direct support, you’ll want to ensure it’s making a difference and getting into the right hands.
Avoiding fraud and scams
In the wake of a disaster or emergency, you’ll have a lot on your plate. To protect yourself from more financial distress, be on the lookout for fraud and scams.