Join The Advocate Network of Advocates for Disaster Justice to Access Additional Resources 

Are you an attorney looking to learn more about disaster legal aid or are you looking to sign up as a volunteer attorney? Are you a volunteer or staff member of a community organization responding to a current disaster? Do you work directly with disaster survivors by helping them navigate their recovery path? 

Advocates for Disaster Justice is a nationwide network of lawyers and advocates helping individuals and families recover from climate-driven disasters. By joining our online community for free, you'll get access to updates about upcoming trainings and webinars and connect with others who are dedicated to creating a more just and resilient future for our communities. 


Explore our collection of basic and foundational training materials. These resources are helpful for advocates who are new to disaster legal help or for those who need a refresher.


Learn about the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and important updates to FEMA guidelines. These resources are well-suited for advocates helping disaster survivors with FEMA applications and appeals.


Learn about the Small Business Administration (SBA) and what it means for individuals seeking federal assistance after a disaster.


Access template and sample letters to FEMA. These sample letters are under a password and require membership for access.


Individuals with disabilities face unique barriers after a disaster. These resources are helpful for advocates working with disaster survivors that have disability needs.

Other Issues

Individuals and families can face other legal issues after a disaster, such as problems with landlords, insurance disputes, consumer debt, and contractor fraud. Learn about resources related to these topics and more.

Pro Bono

Volunteer attorneys can play an important role after a disaster, such as working with a legal aid organization to take on a pro bono case, sharing their expertise for training, or providing brief legal advice to disaster survivors.

LSC Programs

The LSC checklist is provided as a guide to a legal services provider facing a disaster. The steps in the checklist will help focus on the most critical areas that will need immediate attention.

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