Program to provide low-interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters. SBA disaster loans can be used to repair or replace some eligible items damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.
USDA's Farm Services Agency provides disaster assistance for natural disaster losses, resulting from drought, flood, fire, tornadoes, and other types of events to assist agricultural producers with disaster recovery.
UW-Extension provides connection to every county in the State, and will be able to provide county-specific information in event of an agricultural disaster event.
The UW-Extension LGC provides resources to plan for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters.
SBA's Drought Disaster Assistance helps provide disaster loans to small, nonfarm businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, and some private non-profits affected by drought.
This program provides funds to assist local governments in addressing emergency housing needs as a result of disasters.
This program provides assistance for housing programs principally benefitting low and moderate income households. Certain rehabilitation, demolition, and acquisition projects may be eligible under this program.
This program provides financial assistance to local governments to repair highways with significant damage due to disaster events.
VOAD is a forum where organizations share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle to help disaster survivors and their communities. This a place to learn more about volunteering and assistance opportunities
The UW-Extension LGC provides resources to plan for, respond to, and recover from natural disasaters.
The most important message we can give is to anticipate environmental and historic preservation (EHP) issues at the outset of a disaster. The earlier these issues are anticipated, the easier it may be to navigate through the review process. Discuss these issues or questions with FEMA and Wisconsin Emergency Management staff as soon as possible. For more information regarding specific environmental or historic concerns:
FEMA can provide technical assistance on EHP regulations and issues.
The DNR works to protect and enhance the environment in Wisconsin, encouraging early planning and consultation. This includes air permitting, air quality, endangered species, recycling/composting, water resources, and environmental impact.
The SHPO helps determine if historic preservation laws apply to your project.
In certain types of waterway projects, the USACE must be consulted for permitting.
Federal grants are required to minimize threats to endangered species. This site helps perform a Section 7 Consultation online.
The FEMA Map Service Center is the official source for flood hazard mapping for the National Flood Insurance Program. This site helps verify if your project is located in a floodplain or to access a flood map.