Self-Report Survey Information

Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) 

Self-Report Survey Link Live for Heavy Rain/Severe Weather 17-20 May 2021

Our damage self-report form is open at For your convenience, attached the Self-Report Survey Link with revised flyer and QR Code. Also, 211 has been initiated to support callers with limited access/capabilities.  
Encourage your citizens (whether HOMEOWNERS OR RENTERS) to report their damages WITH PICTURES IF ALL POSSIBLE and please emphasizes that primary residential homes are the only structures that we can verify in the categories as defined by FEMA as destroyed (home is a TOTAL loss) or major damage (home has structural damage or other significant damage that requires extensive repairs). 
Examples of Destroyed 
Any of the following factors may constitute a status of destroyed:  
 Complete failure of two or more major structural components - e.g. collapse of basement walls, foundation, load-bearing walls, or roof  
 Only foundation remains  
 A residence that is in imminent threat of collapse because of disaster-related damage or confirmed imminent danger - e.g. impending landslides, mudslides, or sinkholes.

Examples of Major Damage 
Some examples of major damage include:  
 Failure or partial failure to structural elements of the roof to include rafters, ceiling joists, ridge boards, etc.  
 Failure or partial failure to structural elements of the walls to include framing, sheathing, etc.  
 Failure or partial failure to foundation to include crumbling, bulging, collapsing, horizontal cracks of more than two inches, and shifting of the residence on the foundation of more than six inches  
 Residences with a water line 18 inches above the floor in an essential living space, a water line above the electrical outlet.