Read the latest updates on our rapid response to Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey.
The American Kidney Fund has compiled the following information for kidney patients who have been affected by recent natural disasters.
- Find out if your dialysis clinic is open
- Find updates about the Northern California wildfires
- Get updates on the situation in Puerto Rico
- Get the 3-day emergency kidney diet plan
- Apply online for FEMA
- Apply for a Disaster Relief Grant from the American Kidney Fund
- Find a disaster recovery center near you
- Let people know you are safe—and search for loved ones
- Get information about returning home and cleaning up
- Find an open pharmacy
- Safe drinking water tips
Find out if your dialysis clinic is open
DCI Donor Hotline/Transient Patients: 800.969.4438
SAMHSA - Disaster Distress Helpline: 800.985.5990
US Renal Care: 866.671.8772
Find updates about the Northern California wildfires
Sulphur: 707 967 4207
Redwood: 707 467 6428
All facility reports:
Transitional Sheltering Assistance Hotel locator:
Get updates on the situation in Puerto Rico
StatusPR is a website operated by the government of Puerto Rico that provides updated information on key aspects of the island’s infrastructure recovery after Hurricane Maria.
Get the 3-day emergency kidney diet plan
Apply online for FEMA
Apply online for FEMA disaster assistance: https://www.disasterassistance.gov/
Apply for a Disaster Relief Grant from the American Kidney Fund
Talk to the social worker at your dialysis clinic or give AKF a call directly at 866.300.2900.
Find a disaster recovery center near you
A Disaster Recovery Center is a readily accessible facility or mobile office where survivors may go for information about our programs or other disaster assistance programs, and to ask questions related to your case. Representatives from the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), volunteer groups and other agencies are at the centers to answer questions about disaster assistance and low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters and businesses. They can also help survivors apply for federal disaster assistance. http://asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm
Let people know you are safe—and search for loved ones
The American Red Cross Safe and Well website is a free tool that allows people and organizations to register and post messages to indicate that they are safe, or to search for loved ones. The site is always available, open to the public, and available in English and Spanish. There are a number of ways to use this service:
Registrations and searches can be done directly on the website.
Registrations can also be completed by texting SAFE to 78876. Messages exist in both Spanish and English.
To speak with someone at the American Red Cross concerning a missing friend or relative, please contact 1-800 Red Cross (1-800-733-2767).
Get information about returning home and cleaning up
FEMA has compiled a webpage listing information and resources as you return home and begin cleanup.
Find an open pharmacy
Healthcare Ready has an online tool, RxOpen, that allows you to search for an open pharmacy near you.