Infographic: How to file a flood insurance claim

Tips from FEMA


Experiencing a flood is never pleasant. However, there are things that you can do to make the claims process run more smoothly and efficiently.

Registering for FEMA Disaster Assistance

Residents and business owners in designated areas who have sustained losses can begin applying for FEMA assistance by registering online at If you do not have access to the internet you may register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY). Users of 711 relay or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 800-621-3362 directly. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.

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