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Hurricane Irma (2017)

Hurricane Irma
Information for Consumers and Bankers in the Affected Areas

The FDIC is working cooperatively with all of the state and federal banking agencies and other organizations to determine the status of financial institutions located in the affected areas.  If you have questions concerning the operations of your financial institution, please call your financial institution or visit your financial institution's web site.  General preparedness information and state specific information may be obtained through the following web sites.

FDIC Information for Banks

FDIC Information for Consumers

Consumers and business owners experiencing difficulties beyond their control should actively reach out to and work with their financial institutions. Search BankFind for bank branch locations and websites.


The FDIC has published several artlcles that may be helpful:

Federal Agencies

This website contains links to popular pages for monitoring Irma's progress, disaster survivor assistance and how to apply for assistance in the event you are impacted by the storm. You can also follow FEMA on Twitter and Facebook. -

This site contains valuable information on developing personal preparedness plans as well as hurricane safety tips.

Red Cross -

The Red Cross site contains information on how to donate and volunteer to provide disaster assistance. Also, the "Get Help" tab provides information on shelter locations, disaster recovery guidelines, and the "Contact Loved Ones" registry.

Social Security Administration -

This site provides information on Social Security office closures, safety preparedness, signing up for direct deposit, and more.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -

The CFPB publishes tips for consumers impacted by hurricanes to help them rebuild their financial standing.


State Agencies

See how your state is responding to the hurricane. The following links provide information on road closures, shelters, power outages, and other resources.



North Carolina

Puerto Rico

South Carolina

U.S. Virgin Islands

Last Updated: September 18, 2017