Emergency Resources

Hurricane Harvey, Irma, & Maria: Help for Kidney Patients

If you are a patient affected by Hurricane Harvey, Irma, or Maria please call the KCER Hotline: 866.901.3773 if you need assistance or are having difficulty contacting your dialysis clinic. Visit the KCER Hurricane Harvey website, KCER Hurricane Irma website, or KCER Hurrican Maria website for updates, support, and resources.  If you need help finding resources please contact NKF Cares: 1.855.653.2273.

View the National Kidney Foundation's statement on Hurricane Harvey and resources for dialysis patients here.

Patient Resources:

For patients affected by any of the recent Hurricanes can apply for assistance through NKF's assistance programs: 

How to Donate:

Donate to NKF’s Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma Relief Funds. 100% of the proceeds go to help Houston and Florida-area dialysis patients.
You can donate directly online at www.kidney.org. Alternatively, please send a check to National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY  10016, memo marked “Hurricane Harvey Relief,” "Hurricane Irma Relief," or "Hurricane Maria Relief." Questions, call: 800-622-9010. 

The National Kidney Foundation is a proud member of the Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Coalition.

The KCER Coalition strives to provide disaster preparedness resources to save lives, improve outcomes, empower patients and families, educate healthcare workers, build partnerships with stakeholders, promote readiness in the community, and support the ESRD Network Program.

For more information and Emergency and Disaster Planning resources visit the KCER website at: www.kcercoalition.com

The toll-free KCER Emergency Hotline for patients and providers is:


Find a Dialysis Facility or Transplant Center

To find out if your dialysis center is opened or closed:

Large Dialysis Organizations' toll-free emergency numbers
DaVita: 800.400.8331
Fresenius: 800.626.1297
DCI: 866.424.1990
DCI Donor Hotline/Transient Patients: 800.969.4438
DSI: 877.374.3375
ARA: 888.880.6867
RAI: 800.403.2530
US Renal Care: 866.671.8772
Satellite Healthcare: (650) 830-7954

Get Ready For An Emergency

Cope With a Disaster