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Important numbers

Emergency Assistance
Dial 9-1-1

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 

General Assistance/Questions (2-1-1 Connects Alabama)
Dial 2-1-1

American Red Cross
(205) 439-7800

Gas Leaks/Gas Emergencies


Power Outages/Downed Lines:


Shelter Information

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Affected families should call (205) 439-7800 or their local Red Cross office for more information about Red Cross assistance.
Red Cross emergency assistance can include food, clothing, shelter, emotional support, and referrals; the level of assistance given is determined by caseworkers who meet with each family to assess their immediate emergency needs and provides assistance according to the extent of the damage to their home.
The Red Cross depends on the generosity of the American people to fulfill our mission providing relief to victims of disaster and helping people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. People can help those affected by severe weather and other emergencies by making a financial donation to the American Red Cross. For more information about your local American Red Cross, go to

Helpful Links

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American Red Cross

Salvation Army

Emergency Preparedness and Response From The CDC

Federal Aid Programs For State Of Alabama Disaster Recovery

Alabama Department Of Transportation Emergency Road Closures

State of Alabama Emergency Management Agency

Jefferson County EMA

Cullman County EMA

Shelby County EMA

Walker County EMA

Tuscaloosa County EMA

Alabama Public Assistance

Federal Disaster Assistance

2-1-1 Connects Alabama

Home Builder Association of Alabama Disaster Recovery Information

National Weather Service Birmingham Information

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