Orange County Government, Florida
Your Orange County guide to assist in emergency preparedness and severe weather

Orange County Government is here to ensure you have the information and resources you need before, during and after any severe tropical system that affects our community. Listed below are federal and local disaster recovery resources for residents who are in need of assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

Disaster Recovery Assistance

The Disaster Assistance Improvement Program’s (DAIP) mission is to provide disaster survivors with information, support, services, and a means to access and apply for disaster assistance through joint data-sharing efforts between federal, tribal, state, local, and private sector partners.

View Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program hotels if you need a place to stay.

DAIP Disaster Survivor Application Checklist | Information on DisasterAssistance.gov

Small Business Disaster Loan Information

The Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program has been activated by the Governor of Florida as a result of Hurricane Irma. This program provides a source of expedient cash flow to Florida small businesses that have been physically and/or economically impacted by this storm.

Disaster Unemployment And Assistance

The Disaster Assistance Improvement Program’s (DAIP) mission is to provide disaster survivors with information, support, services, and a means to access and apply for disaster assistance through joint data-sharing efforts between federal, tribal, state, local, and private sector partners.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to Florida businesses and residents whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted as a result of Hurricane Irma.

FEMA Individual Assistance

The 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 the needs through other means.

United Way Recovery Rescue

United Way has compiled hurricane recovery resources after the storm.