Public Assistance Disaster Aid

Categories: Last Updated: April 16, 2020

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Public Assistance program is a available to provide reimbursement disaster aid to a number of local and countywide organizations. Please review the information and materials below to learn more about eligibility and the process to apply for aid.

Note: At this time, only costs related to Emergency Protective Measures are eligible for reimbursement. See the Work & Cost Eligibility section for more information.

Applicant Eligibility

Facility Eligibility

  • For state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, evaluating facility eligibility is not necessary for most emergency work
  • Private nonprofit organizations that own or operate a medical or custodial care facility are eligible for:
    • ¬†Reimbursement of costs from FEMA related to patient evacuation when such an action is needed,
    • In limited circumstances, reimbursement when essential components of a facility are urgently needed to save lives or protect health and safety, such as an emergency room of a private nonprofit hospital.
    • Reimbursement of costs for emergency medical care.

Work & Cost Eligibility

How To Apply For & Receive Aid

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