Utah’s Division of Emergency Management’s Recovery
team helps state, local, tribal, private non-profit entities
recover from disasters. We also coordinate with FEMA to render
assistance to individuals, families, and communities.
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The purpose of the Utah Disaster Recovery Framework (UDRF) is to provide a structure for post-disaster activities coordinated by the State and serve as a guide for local jurisdictions in developing specific, actionable recovery plans after a large scale disaster.
FEMA helps state, local, tribal, and territorial governments and certain types of private nonprofit organizations respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies. The application process is handled by the state, while FEMA provides funding and guidelines.
Public Assistance (PA)
FEMA helps state, local, tribal, and territorial governments and certain types of private nonprofit organizations respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies. Communities can get help to cover their costs for debris removal, life-saving emergency protective measures, and restoring public infrastructure.
Find out more about the application process in Utah
Read more about FEMA’s Public Assistance Program
Individual Assistance (IA)
Individual Assistance programs are designed to help meet disaster applicants’ sustenance, shelter, and medical needs during their path to recovery. FEMA helps state, local, tribal, and territorial governments and certain types of private nonprofits.
Read more about FEMA’s Individual Assistance program
(There are currently no open individual assistance opportunities in Utah.)
Small Business Assistance
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters.
See if your area has a Presidential and/or SBA Agency disaster or if there is a Secretary of Agriculture declared disaster.
Read more about the SBA Program