Apply for Disaster Assistance:
If you have damage or loss from Hurricane Matthew, you can apply online to begin your FEMA application at
FEMA's Individual Assistance Program:
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Individuals and Households Program (IHP) provides financial help or direct services to those who have necessary expenses and serious needs if they are unable to meet these needs through other means.
Apply for short-term food assistance benefits:
Through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), the Food and Nutrition Service is able to quickly offer short-term food assistance benefits to families suffering in the wake of a disaster.
Major Disaster Assistance from the DRF: Florida:
The Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) is managed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and is the primary source of funding used to provide assistance following a major disaster declaration.
Federal Disaster Declaration Fact Sheet:
Details of President Obama's disaster declaration made on October 8, 2016.