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Jul. 1, 2019

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Help for rare disease patients impacted by Hurricane Dorian

Posted by Laura Mullen

NORD’s Hurricane Emergency Relief Fund provides limited financial assistance to those with a rare disease who are victims of natural disasters.

Emergency relief funds may be requested once per household/per lifetime for up to $500.

Expenses that may be covered under this award:

  • Unexpected utility costs, such as those caused by severe weather
  • Physician prescribed medical devices and/or emergency repairs on medical devices (scooters, batteries, lifts for vehicles for wheelchairs or scooters, etc.)
  • Disaster relief due to flooding, fire, tornados, hurricanes, and the like
  • Emergency car repairs
  • Temporary emergency lodging

Program Contact Information:

Email: hurricane@rarediseases.org

Toll free number: 877.291.8082

Fax: 203.486.8941

Wish to support this relief fund? Donate here.