Spartanburg County Office of Emergency Management


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Help After the Disaster

Recovery is defined as: The return to normal conditions; the process of restoring a community to normal following a major disaster. Activities traditionally associated with providing Federal supplemental disaster recovery assistance under a Presidential major disaster declaration. These activities usually begin within days after the event and continue after the response activities cease.

The following topics offer links to web pages hosted by various federal agencies with programs to help you recover from disasters.

The Declaration Process

A Guide to the Disaster Declaration Process

State Damage Assessment Forms -

Assistance Programs

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) -

Small Business Administration (SBA) -

Agriculture -