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After a Federal Disaster Declaration for Individual Assistance is received, all affected individuals should register for disaster assistance. This video will help you understand the options available and show how easy it is to register for disaster assistance.
FEMA's Resource Brochure in 27 Languages
The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) provides food assistance for individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Ian and who are not receiving food assistance benefits through the regular Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Pre-registration is required by all applicants, and is open beginning October 10, 2022.
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Below are links to your local disaster services in Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties, including emergency shelters near you, disaster planning, and social media accounts to follow in the case of a hurricane, flood, or other disaster.

Sarasota Resources

Sarasota County Emergency Management

Emergency SheltersMedical Needs ProgramTwitter for the EOC

Manatee Resources

Manatee County Emergency Management

Emergency SheltersSpecial Needs RegistryManatee County Disaster Planning Guide

Desoto Resources

Desoto County Emergency Management

Emergency Shelters and Special Needs