FEMA: Notice of Major Disaster Declaration / FEMA Registration


FEMA Declaration Lakeland Graphic

Lakeland residents may now register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to state and federal officials.

Individuals can register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or through the FEMA App.

Recent Updates

How to Apply

Applicants will need the following to apply:

  • Social Security Number
  • Daytime Telephone Number
  • Current mailing address and address and zip code of the damaged property
  • Private insurance information, if available. 

By registering for federal assistance on www.DisasterAssistance.gov, you can:

  • Look up your address to find out if it is in a disaster area declared for Individual Assistance.
  • Check the status of your application and get updates by SMS or email.
  • Upload documents to support your application.

ADA & Other Options

Another option for individuals, including those who use 711 relay or VRS, is to call 800.621.FEMA (800.621.3362), while those who use TTY can call 800.462.7585.  


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