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Specific emergencies Hurricane Alex 2010, Hurricane Earl, 2011 Hurricane Irene, 2012 Hurricane Isaac, 2012 Hurricane Sandy, 2013 Colorado Floods, 2017 Hurricane Harvey, 2017 Hurricane Irma, 2018 Hurricane Florence, 2018 Hurricane Michael, 2018 Wildfires, 2019 Hurricane Dorian
Resource type Preparing for an emergency, Getting help after an emergency, Recovery, News
Resource sub-type Shelters/Lodging/Relocation/Evacuation
Types of emergencies handled Earthquake; Volcanic eruption; Severe weather; Flooding and tsunami; Wildland fire
Area(s) covered USA, World

Please Note: This is not a comprehensive listing. Readers are encouraged to add all known existing shelters to these lists and append comments if they believe a shelter is closed, but please leave the statewide maps and search resources.

See also Shelter Cluster for international response to crisis situations.

Shelters by state

Shelter search sites

During Any Storm

2018 Hurricane Florence Specific Information


  • Shelter Help Message Board
    • A matching place. Contains sections for posting in the following catagories: People in need of shelter, People who can provide some shelter, People with pets in need of pet sheltering, and People who can provide either people with pet sheltering or pet foster care for evacuees. Set up specifically for Gustav in an attempt to provide a central location for persons to connect so no one remains in need while someone's space goes unused.
  • Google map of evacuation routes
  • Google Map of Evacuees Pins showing where evacuees are are staying - set up for Gustav.
  • Louisiana Shelters and Information Centers Map