Hurricane Recovery

For immediate disaster assistance please contact FEMA at 1-800-621-3362 or click on this link:



FEMA Forms: 

Disaster Assistance Registration Flyer

Daily Fact Sheet 09.06.2023

Daily Fact Sheet 09.13.2023

Daily Fact Sheet 09.20.2023

FEMA Fact Sheet

FEMA Sequence Of Delivery

You May Be Able To Get Disaster Assistance English

You May Be Able To Get Disaster Assistance Spanish Flyer

FEMA Expanding Ways To Verify Home Ownershi

FEMA Disaster Loan Fact Sheet

What To Expect After You Apply For FEMA Assistance

FEMA Individual Assistance

Additional Florida Counties Eligible For Disaster Assistance Spa

Additional Florida Counties Eligible For Disaster Assistance

Disaster Recovery Centers Open In Hamilton Lafayette Madison Counties


Small Business Association 

SBA Business Flyer-English

SBA Business Flyer-Spanish

SBA Home Flyer-English

SBA Home Flyer-Spanish

SBA Fact Sheet-English

SBA Fact Sheet-Spanish

SHIP Program 

Hurricane Idalia Disaster Program


USDA Disaster Programs At A Glance

Gilchrist County will continue to update residents with information, as it become available to us on our Emergency Management Facebook account.

Other Resources Available: 

Crisis Clean Up 1-800-451-1954

Hurricane Idalia Recovery Resources & Steps from United States Congresswoman Kat Cammack’s Office

Informational Form

352-505-0838 (Gainesville)

352-421-9052 (Ocala)

America’s SBDC Florida Hurricane Idalia Disaster Loan Fact Sheet Fact Sheet 1-800-569-2955
Farmers Disaster Assistance  Disaster Assistance Discovery Tool   
All farm inquiries due to damages incurred during Hurricane Idalia
Farm Service Agency – State Office ( 1-877-508-8364







❓️Who is Eligible for D-SNAP assistance? ❓️
• To qualify for the D-SNAP benefits program, applicants must:
• Not be receiving SNAP through the regular program.
• Have been living or working in an identified county at the time of the disaster.
• Have suffered a disaster related loss such as:
o damage to their homes or self-employment property
o loss of food
o reduction or loss of income
o other disaster related expenses
• Meet financial eligibility requirements.
❓️How to Apply❓️
Step 1: Pre-register on the D-SNAP website at:
Pre-registration will be open for Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor counties from September 22-28.
Verification is required for certain elements of the application. Eligibility can be determined more quickly and easily if applicants provide a Florida Driver License or Identification Card number and a Social Security number.
Step 2: After an applicant completes the pre-registration process in Step 1, the applicant must complete an interview by calling the D-SNAP Call Center at 888-348-0408 or 855-278-7136. The D-SNAP Call Center will be open from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT from September 25-28.Applicants will need to call the D-SNAP Call Center on the appropriate day based on last name:
• Last name begins with A-M: Monday, September 25
• Last name begins with N-Z: Tuesday, September 26
• Any last name: Wednesday, September 27
• Any last name: Thursday, September 28

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