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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

Provides information on how to get help from the federal government before, during and after a disaster. Note that the registration period typically lasts 60 days, so it is important to register with FEMA quickly.

Illinois Flood Report

The state of Illinois created this site to alert residents of road and waterway closures and post shelter locations, public health warnings, and disaster assistance and recovery information.

Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM)

Kentucky has several programs to help residents recover from disasters, including the Individual & Family Grant, which provides financial assistance for necessary expenses such as housing repairs, medical, dental, funeral, transportation, or other disaster related needs.

Natural Disaster Resources

Missouri's Department of Natural Resources provides a list of informational resources to help clean up homes and communities affected by severe weather, floods and other natural disasters.

NJ 2-1-1 Hurricane Response and Recovery

NJ 2-1-1 lists information about FEMA assistance and how to apply, clean-up resources and local recovery efforts. They are a trustworthy resource for valid info regarding topics like road and traffic conditions, water and health safety, shelters, power outages and other immediate concerns.

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM)

In addition to responding to all emergency situations, OEM works to provide recovery assistance to individuals and communities until services return to normal.

Oklahoma Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

Oklahoma VOAD is a good source of information on the recovery effort in OK, and finding immediate assistance nearby.

Online Resources for Water-Logged Heirlooms

Tennessee State Museum provides helpful information on recovering various objects including 3D artifacts, textiles and garments, paper, books, documents and photographs.


Alabama's state wide emergency preparedness campaign designed to encourage Alabamians to develop and use an emergency kit. Provides good information on how to stay informed during an emergency.


New Hampshire's emergency preparedness website helps individuals, families, businesses and other organizations prepare for emergencies.

South Carolina Arts Commission: Readiness, Response and Recovery For Arts Professionals

The South Carolina Arts Commission provides preparedness and recovery tools to create a disaster plan that will help artists and arts organizations function during an emergency and recover afterwards.

State of Alabama Emergency Management Agency

Alabama's coordinating agency for disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Provides frequent updates regarding evacuation routes, weather alerts, hazard mitigation and more.


Community Food Bank of New Jersey

Use this website to find a food pantry, soup kitchen or shelter anywhere in New Jersey.

NYC Food Bank Locator

Tool to locate food pantries, soup kitchens and senior centers throughout New York City.

Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

The Regional Food Bank is the largest private hunger-relief organization in the state of Oklahoma.