FEMA Mobile App


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The FEMA App lets you obtain real-time climate alerts, ship notifications to family members, find emergency shelters in your space, and extra.

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Take Charge of Disasters

The FEMA App is your personalised disaster useful resource, so you’re feeling empowered and able to take cost of any disaster life throws your approach.   

PLAN: Learn the best way to put together for widespread hazards rapidly and simply.

Whether you’re skilled or simply beginning out, the FEMA App can assist you study primary preparedness methods like the best way to create a household emergency communication plan, what to pack in your emergency equipment, and what to do instantly after a disaster. 

PROTECT: Knowing when and the best way to defend your self, your family members and your property throughout a disaster could make all of the distinction.

With the FEMA App, you’ll be able to obtain real-time climate and emergency alerts from the National Weather Service for as much as 5 places nationwide.  It can even assist you discover a close by shelter if you have to evacuate to a protected house.

RECOVER: The FEMA App provides you the instruments you have to get better after a disaster.

Find out in case your location is eligible for FEMA help, discover Disaster Recovery Center places, and get solutions to your most urgent questions.  Instantly join with FEMA’s disaster assets so you discover the assistance that you just want while you want it most. 

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INCLUSIVE DESIGN: An app for everybody.

The FEMA app is suitable with display screen reader expertise (Voice Over / DiscussBack). The app follows federal accessibility necessities and in addition contains inclusive design ideas similar to constant consumer interfaces, plain language and ALT textual content descriptions. To guarantee one of the best display screen reader expertise, we advocate utilizing iOS 11.0 and later and Android 5.0 and later.

“FEMA is committed to providing families with the tools and information they need to keep themselves and their loved ones safe from disasters. By advancing our mobile app technology, we are better helping communities plan, protect and recovery from disasters through clear, effective and relatable communication.”

— FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I obtain the FEMA App?

The FEMA App is on the market for each Android and iOS.  You can obtain the FEMA App on Google Play and on the Apple App Store.  

You can even obtain the app through textual content messaging. On an Android gadget, textual content ANDROID to 43362 (4FEMA); On an Apple Device, textual content APPLE to 43362 (4FEMA).

Is the FEMA App free to obtain?

Yes, the FEMA App is free to make use of and obtain. Please be aware that for those who obtain the app through textual content messaging, normal message and information charges apply.

How can I modify my essential location within the app?

You can replace your essential location within the FEMA App by:

  1. Open Settings and choose Your Main Location.
  2. Delete your outdated location.
  3. Enter your new essential location and choose it. 
  4. Tap the Back arrow or Close button to save lots of your new essential location.

See extra FAQs.

Text Messages from FEMA

Text messages from FEMA assist individuals discover disaster-related info with a faucet of a button. 

  • Fast, dependable, and accessible 24/7
  • Free to make use of (information & message charges could apply)
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If you employ textual content messaging, normal message and information charges apply.

Disaster Survivors

Use FEMA textual content messaging to search out as much as three emergency shelters or FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers close by.

Text for Help

To seek for shelters close to you, textual content SHELTER and your ZIP code to 43362 (e.g. Shelter 12345). You could lookup shelters any time by means of the American Red Cross shelter map or by downloading the FEMA App.

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The 43362 Text/SMS brief code presently solely works throughout the continental U.S.

For Puerto Rico and different U.S. territories please obtain the FEMA App on iOS and Android (accessible in English and Spanish) to lookup shelter and Disaster Recovery Center places, or go to one of many hyperlinks beneath:

American Red Cross shelter map

DRC Locator

Find Open Disaster Recovery Centers in Your Area 

You can study disaster restoration assets in-person at a Disaster Recovery Center.

To seek for Disaster Recovery Center places close to you, textual content DRC and your ZIP code to 43362 (e.g. DRC 12345).

You could use our DRC Locator at any time to seek for a location close to you.

Safety Tips

To signal as much as obtain normal details about the best way to put together for any kind of disaster, textual content PREPARE to 43362.

To join disaster particular security tips, textual content one of many key phrases beneath to 43362:

If you wish to subscribe to multiple checklist, please ship a separate textual content for every matter.

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