National Consumer Law Center Resources to Help Communities Cope with Financial Devastation after a Natural Disaster Strikes

National Consumer Law Center Contact: Jan Kruse (; (617) 542-8010

Washington, D.C. - Hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters can upend families and communities, but long after TV crews have departed the long road to rebuilding begins. To help households, especially the most vulnerable, recover from financial devastation after a disaster strikes, the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) has created a free Disaster Relief toolkit.

The online toolkit includes resources for families, advocates, and policymakers on:

NCLC will continue to add new resources, including how to avoid used cars that were in a flood. To access the full list of resources, please visit NCLC’s Disaster Relief & Consumer Protection Project at: