Diversion Control Division, US Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration

EMERGENCY DISASTER RELIEF

EMERGENCY DISASTER RELIEF

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Emergency Assistance with a Domestic (or International) Disaster

The Drug Enforcement Administration, Diversion Control Division, has established this link for assistance by DEA Registrants with Domestic (or International) disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, and typhoons.

Requests for DEA (Federal) assistance involving, but not limited to, the relocation of your DEA registered address to a new location; the approval of a new address to dispense controlled substances; the destruction of controlled substances which have been damaged due to the disaster; questions concerning the destruction of damaged controlled substance inventory; a list of Reverse Distributors who can assist with the destruction of damaged controlled substances; assistance with obtaining controlled substances from a wholesaler; the transfer of an existing DEA registration number from an out of state location to the state where the disaster has occurred; etc., may be relayed through this website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To expedite your request, please e-mail the following specific information to:

Natural.Disaster@usdoj.gov

  1. E-mail subject line: Domestic Request (or International Request)
  2. Registrant Name
  3. Your Existing DEA Registration Number
  4. Contact Information:
    • Your Name
    • A Telephone Number Where We Can Speak with You Directly
    • E-mail Address
  5. Specific and detailed information which describes what exact type of assistance you will need from the DEA must be included in the body of the e-mail.

Special Instructions:

HURRICANE IRMA:

PUERTO RICO: junta.farmacia@salud.pr.gov

FLORIDA:

Pharmacies — http://floridaspharmacy.gov/latest-news/gov-rick-scott-declared-a-state-of-emergency-for-all-67-florida-counties/


HURRICANE HARVEY:

TEXAS:

The State of Texas requires all out of state medical health professionals not affiliated with a hospital (Physicians, Mid-Level Practitioners, Veterinarians, etc.) who wish to provide assistance during Hurricane Harvey to possess a temporary professional license number. You must secure this number first before the DEA can assist you with your questions about your DEA registration. Please provide this information before you seek this assistance.

For more information on applying for a Temporary License from the State of Texas please see:

Physicians/Physicians Assistants — www.tmb.state.tx.us

Veterinarians — www.veterinary.texas.gov

Nurses — www.bon.texas.gov

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