Spring Tornadoes: Resources & Support

April 03, 2023
Tornado Over Field

Millions of people across the South, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest are reeling from the series of tornados that tore through more than a dozen states this past weekend, killing at least 32 people, destroying neighborhoods, and leaving thousands without homes.

The following resources can provide practical assistance and emotional support in the weeks and months ahead:

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

  • Phone assistance: 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362)
  • DRC Locator (Disaster Recovery Center Locator)
  • FEMA Mobile Products (Download the FEMA App to find open shelters or text SHELTER and your zip code. For example, “SHELTER 01234”. For Spanish text REFUGIO and your zip code. Standard text message rates apply.)

American Red Cross

Government and Other Resources

Tornadoes: Preparedness and Recovery

Mental Health Resources

Resources by State








For any members who are struggling with the emotional impact of the tornadoes, please do not hesitate to reach out to your Assistance Program for confidential counseling and support services. The program is free to use and available 24/7.