Hurricane Ida Information
Chester County residents who have sustained damages caused by Hurricane Ida can begin the application process with FEMA by:
- Registering in person at the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center, Ashbridge Square Shopping Center, 945 E Lancaster Ave., Downingtown
- Registering online at disasterassistance.gov
- Calling 1-800-621-3362 or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY for the hearing and speech impaired).
Resources for Chester County Residents and Businesses
- Temporary Disaster Unemployment Assistance
- Federal Disaster Aid
- Storm Damage Assessment Form
- Flood Information and Recovery Guide
- Residents Affected by Hurricane Ida get Extension on Filing Tax Returns
- Housing Assistance, call 2-1-1
- Disposal of Flood Debris
- After a Disaster: A guide to returning to normal
- After the Flood - helpful tips
Small Businesses Disaster Assistance
- Business Recovery Center - Onsite assistance with Disaster Loan Applications
- Small Business Disaster Assistance
- Disaster Loans Fact Sheet
Resources for Chester County Municipalities and Private Non-Profit Organizations
- FEMA Public Assistance Fact Sheet
- Applicant Briefing Webinar Schedule
- SBA announces disaster loans are available for Private Non-Profit organizations
- Procurement Disaster Assistance Team (PDAT): Purchasing Goods or Services Through the GSA Disaster Purchasing Program
- Contract Provisions Template
- FEMA Environmental Considerations Green Sheet; Environmental and Historic Preservation and Disaster Recovery
- Consensus-Based Codes, Specifications and Standards for Public Assistance
Replace Lost Documentation
- Replace Birth Certificate with fees waived under the Disaster Declaration for a Natural Disaster
- Replace Social Security Card or call 1-800-772-1213
- Replace PA Drivers License
- Replace PA Photo ID
Dwellings - Damage Resources
- Tips to Clean Up Mold
- Mold Clean Up After Disasters, When to Use Bleach
- Mold Cleanup Guide for Homeowners and renters
- Drinking Water - What to do after the Flood
- Well Water Disinfection Procedure
- Chester County Laboratories for Water Testing
- Phoenixville and Surrounding Community
When making a donation, please note that it is for flood victim relief.
- Coatesville - Brandywine Health Foundation's Coatesville's Red Umbrella Response Fund
This fund is a collaborative effort of the City of Coatesville, Brandywine Valley Active Aging, the Brandywine Health Foundation and a host of non-profit partners to help the hardest hit areas of the city.
- Downingtown Area - the Lord's Pantry
For the Downingtown and surrounding area, the Lord’s Pantry is coordinating financial donations. When making a donation, please note that it is for flood victim relief.
- Avondale and Southern Chester County- Kennett Area Community Service
Make a donation by using the link above for the Kennett Area Community Service.
Landlords with properties to rent in the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Ida are asked to contact the Housing Authority of Chester County at [email protected], or call 610-235-4484.