We are so proud of our industry’s commitment to service and to each other. Thank you for all you do to support your community and other communities in need.
To make a donation to the Irma relief efforts, please consider donating to the Florida Disaster Fund, authorized by the State of Florida and administered by the Volunteer Florida Foundation.
Regional partnerships have formed across the United States to focus on homeland security and emergency management issues with the public sector.
These public/private partnerships formed originally within the banking/finance sector, but several have developed into multi-sector coalitions.
RPCfirst, the Regional Partnership Council, is an umbrella organization formed to foster collaboration among these organizations.
View a List of the Regional Coalitions
The Sheltered Harbor initiative provides proactive, rapid restoration of customer account data after a cyberattack. Sheltered Harbor combines proactive, secure data storage with a cooperative recovery plan to get your customers through a major cyberattack faster than you would on your own. It is an industry-led organization, structured as a not-for-profit LLC and operated as a subsidiary of the FS-ISAC.
IC3 Issues Alert on Disaster-Related Fraud
Hurricane Irma and Harvey Gas and Power Dashboard
FEMA: Rumor Control
USDA: USDA Programs that Assist Individuals and Small Businesses
USDA: Rural Development Disaster Assistance
HUD: Guidance for FHA-approved Mortgagees and Servicers Regarding Presidentially-Declared Major Disaster Areas
Fannie Mae: Hurricane Relief
Fannie Mae: Assistance in Disasters
Freddie Mac Confirms Disaster Relief Policies as Hurricane Irma Approaches Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and U.S. Mainland
Freddie Mac Disaster Relief Policies
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FEMA: Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Situation Reports
FHLBank Dallas: Bank Makes Available $1 Billion in Advances to Assist Members in Financing Hurricane Harvey Recovery
FHLBank Dallas: Bank Provides $7 Million in Grants and Donations to Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts
FS-ISAC ATM and Merchant Report
Note: You must log-in to FS-ISAC’s Portal for this information and search for Tracking ID 933329.
CFPB: Statement on Supervisory Practices Regarding Financial Institutions and Consumers Affected by Hurricane Harvey
Ginnie Mae Extends Assistance to Harvey-Impacted Issuers
OCC: Encourages National Banks and Federal Savings Associations to Work with Customers Affected by Hurricane Harvey
FHLB Dallas Member Bulletin
Federal and State Banking Agencies Issue Statement on Supervisory Practices Regarding Financial Institutions and Borrowers Affected by Hurricane Harvey
Agency Statement for Banks Affected by Hurricane Harvey
Fannie Mae Reminds Homeowners and Servicers of Mortgage Assistance Options for Gulf Coast Area Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
Fannie Mae: Lender Letter LL-2017-03: Servicing Policies for Mortgage Loans Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
Freddie Mac Temporarily Suspends All Evictions and Foreclosures in Hurricane Harvey Major Disaster Area
Freddie Mac Confirms Disaster Relief Policies as Hurricane Harvey Approaches Texas
This guide was created so that your customers and new home buyers could learn more about potential threats and be better prepared to react during an emergency. While there is no way to predict what will happen, or what their personal circumstances will be, there are simple things they can do now to prepare their home, themselves and their loved ones in the event of an emergency.
US-CERT: Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks
US-CERT: Security Tip Using Caution with Email Attachments
FBI: Building a Digital Defense Against Charity Fraud
FEMA: Critical Needs Assistance
SBA Offers Disaster Loans
FTC: Wise Giving in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey
FEMA: How to Help Disaster Survivors in Texas
FEMA: Transitional Shelter Assistance
Disasters are unpredictable and can be devastating to a community. But there is a lot your bank can do to help prepare your customers for these events.
Help consumers prepare for a natural disaster by sharing these tips: