9500 Series Policy Publications

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The below list of documents with links contains Public Assistance policies and fact sheets. To view a specific policy, please click the blue PDF link. Public Assistance policy and guidance materials allow the whole community to maintain a greater working knowledge of the Agency’s processes and enhance the Nation’s level of resilience and preparedness.

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9500 Infrastructure

  • Table of Contents

  • Index

9510 Public Assistance Program Administration and Appeals

9520 Public Assistance Eligibility

9521 Applicant Eligibility

    • 9521.1 Community Center Eligibility (6/19/08), (PDF 3.6MB)

    • 9521.2 Private Nonprofit Museum Eligibility (1/14/09), (PDF 490KB)

    • 9521.3 Private Nonprofit Facility (PNP) Eligibility (7/18/07), (PDF 3.8MB)

    • 9521.4 Administering American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Government Funding (4/30/07), (PDF 395KB)

    9522 General Work Eligibility

    9523 Emergency Work

    • 9523.1 Snow Assistance Policy (11/02/09), (PDF 2MB, TXT 17KB)

      • Clarification Memo:  Snow Assistance Policy (1/6/11), (PDF 313K)

    • 9523.2 Eligibility of Building Safety Inspections Supporting Emergency Work (1/28/08), (PDF 845KB)

    • 9523.3 Provision of Temporary Relocation Facilities (12/14/10), (PDF 493KB)

      • Memo: Safe Rooms for Temporary School Facilities (6/13/11), (PDF 552KB)

    • 9523.4 Demolition of Private Structures (7/18/07), (PDF 1.76MB)

    • 9523.5 Debris Removal from Waterways (10/30/12) (PDF 527KB, TXT 18KB)

    • 9523.6 Mutual Aid Agreements for Public Assistance and Fire Management Assistance (11/10/12), (PDF 381KB)

    • 9523.8 Mission Assignments for ESF #10 (PDF 689KB) (6/4/01)

    • 9523.9 100% Funding for Direct Federal Assistance and Grant Assistance (6/9/06), (PDF 1.5MB)

    • 9523.10 Eligibility of Vector Control (Mosquito Abatement) (9/12/06), (PDF 325KB)

    • 9523.11 Hazardous Stump Extraction and Removal Eligibility (5/15/07), (PDF 722KB)

    • 9523.12 Debris Operations – Hand-Loaded Trucks and Trailers (8/17/10)

    • 9523.13 Debris Removal from Private Property (7/18/07), (PDF 4.4MB)

    • 9523.15 Eligible Costs Related to Evacuations and Sheltering (4/6/07), (PDF 374KB)

    • 9523.18 Host-State Evacuation and Sheltering Reimbursement (7/23/10), (PDF 969KB, TXT 7KB)

      • Host State Policy Clarification Memorandum (8/30/08), (PDF 131KB)

    • 9523.19 Eligible Costs Related to Pet Evacuations and Sheltering (10/24/07), (PDF 1.49MB)

    • 9523.20 Purchase and Distribution of Ice (8/26/09), (PDF 519KB)

    9524 Restoration of Damaged Facilities

    • 9524.1 Welded Steel Moment Frame Inspections (11/05/07), (PDF 1.61MB)

    • 9524.2 Landslides and Slope Failures (10/14/10), (PDF 249KB)

    • 9524.3 Rehabilitation Assistance for Levees and Other Flood Control Works (9/23/11), (PDF 1.15MB)

    • 9524.4 Repair vs. Replacement of a Facility under 44 CFR §206.226(f) (The 50% Rule) (3/25/09), (PDF 1.42MB)

    • 9524.5 Trees and Plantings Associated with Eligible Facilities (9/4/13), (PDF 160KB)

    • 9524.6 Collections and Individual Object Eligibility (6/30/08), (PDF 1.98MB)

    • 9524.8 Eligibility for Permanent Repair and Replacement of Roads on Tribal Lands (7/24/07), (PDF 813KB)

    • 9524.9 Replacement of Animals Associated with Eligible Facilities (8/18/08), (PDF 1.05MB)

    • 9524.10 Replacement of Equipment, Supplies and Vehicles (PDF 753KB, TXT 4KB)

    9525 Allowable Costs

    • 9525.1 Post Disaster Property Tax Assessment (12/12/07), (PDF 535KB)

    • 9525.2 Donated Resources (2/26/14) (PDF 843KB)

    • 9525.3 Duplication of Benefits - Non-Government Funds (7/24/07), (PDF 989KB)

    • 9525.4 Emergency Medical Care and Medical Evacuation (2/3/14) ( PDF 1.3MB)

    • 9525.5 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Access Requirements (10/26/00)

    • 9525.7 Labor Costs - Emergency Work (11/16/06), (PDF 1.1MB)

    • 9525.8 Damage to Applicant Owned Equipment (12/17/08), (PDF 892KB)

    • 9525.9 Section 324 Management Costs and Direct Administrative Costs (3/12/08), (PDF 2.6MB)

      • Reasonable Costs Memo (PDF 76KB, TXT 7KB)

      • Public Assistance Program Indirect and Direct Administrative Activity List (PDF 30KB, TXT 9KB)

    • 9525.12 Disposition of Equipment, Supplies and Salvageable Materials (7/14/08), (PDF 1.13MB)

    • 9525.13 Alternate Projects (8/22/08), (PDF 1.90MB)

    • 9525.14 Public Assistance Grantee Administrative Costs (11/7/06), (PDF 101KB)

    • 9525.16 Research-related Equipment and Furnishings (5/9/11), (PDF 2MB)

    9526 Mitigation

    • 9526.1 Hazard Mitigation Funding Under Section 406 (Stafford Act) (3/30/10), (PDF 3.3MB)

    9527 Codes and Standards

    • 9527.1 Seismic Safety - New Construction (11/21/07), (PDF 897KB)

    • 9527.4 Construction Codes and Standards (2/5/08), (PDF 3.74MKB)

    9528 (Reserved)

    9529 (Reserved)

    9530 Public Assistance Insurance Requirements

    • 9530.1 Retroactive Application of a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) or a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) to Infrastructure Grants (1/2/09), (PDF 1.19MB)

    9540 (Reserved)

    9550 Fire Suppression Assistance

    9560 Historic Preservation, Cultural Initiatives, Other Related Laws

    9570 Standard Operating Procedures (limited distribution of hard copy - separate filing)

    • 9570.1 Direct Reimbursement for Host-State Evacuation and Sheltering Costs (PDF 7MB, TXT 44KB)

    • 9570.6 Validation of Small Projects (PDF 556KB)

    • 9570.8 Cost Estimating Format for Large Projects (PDF 1660K)

    • 9570.14 Program Management and Grant Closeout (PDF 1.1MB)

    • 9570.15 Project Specialist Transition at Joint Field Offices (JFO) - (PDF 1.5MB)

    • 9570.16 Public Assistance Recovery of Improper Payments (PDF 945KB)

    • 9570.24 Strategic Funds Management - Implementation Procedures for the Public Assistance Program (PDF 131KB, TXT 214KB)

    9580 Job Aids and Fact Sheets (limited distribution of hard copy - separate filing)

    • 9580.2 Fact Sheet: Insurance Responsibilities For Field Personnel (6/4/07), (PDF 1.39MB)

    • 9580.5 Fact Sheet: Elements of a Project Worksheet (12/17/08), (PDF 1.42MB)

    • 9580.6 Electric Utility Repair (9/22/09), (PDF 2MB, TXT 21KB)

    • 9580.7 Fact Sheet: Host-State Evacuation and Sheltering Frequently Asked Questions (7/23/10), (PDF 3MB, TXT 20KB)

    • 9580.8 Fact Sheet: Eligible Sand Replacement on Public Beaches (10/1/09), (PDF 954KB, TXT 9KB)

    • 9580.100 Fact Sheet: Mold Remediation (11/7/06), (PDF 1.4MB)

    • 9580.101 2006 Special Community Disaster Loan Program (8/21/06), (PDF 136KB)

    • 9580.102 Fact Sheet: Permanent Relocation (4/14/10), (PDF 1.2MB, TXT 12KB),
      Permanent Relocation Fact Sheet Clarification Memorandum (5/29/07), (PDF 318KB)

    • 9580.103 Fact Sheet: GSA Disaster Recovery Purchasing Program (7/7/08), (PDF 1.19MB)

    • 9580.104 Fact Sheet: Public Assistance for Ambulance Services (1/2/09), (PDF 1.03MB)

    • 9580.105 H1N1 Influenza Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (11/25/09), (PDF 1.2MB)

      • En Español (PDF 1.2MB)

    • 9580.106 Fact Sheet: Pandemic Influenza Fact Sheet (11/25/09), (PDF 1MB)

      • En Español (PDF 1MB)

    • 9580.107 Child Care Services (3/20/13) (PDF 362K)

    • 9580.109 Fact Sheet:  Eligible Emergency Assistance for Polling Places (11/2/12) (PDF 475 KB)

    • 9580.201 Fact Sheet: Debris Contracting Guidance (09/27/10), (PDF 3.72MB, TXT 11KB)

      • Attachment 1: Debris Removal Contract Cost Analysis (PDF 100KB, TXT 6KB)

      • Attachment 2: Debris Operations Contract Bid Sheet (PDF 117KB, TXT 8KB)

    • 9580.202 Fact Sheet: Debris Removal Authorities of Other Federal Agencies (1/27/07), (PDF 334KB, TXT 15KB)

    • 9580.203 Fact Sheet: Debris Monitoring (5/3/07), (PDF 370KB)

    • 9580.204 Documenting and Validating Hazardous Trees, Limbs and Stumps (08/02/09), (PDF 2MB, TXT 21KB)

    • 9580.205 Fact Sheet: Public Assistance Funding for Public Housing Facilities (06/19/10), (PDF 473KB, TXT 3KB )

    • 9580.206 Fact Sheet: Animal Carcass Removal and Disposal (09/25/14), (PDF 1.4MB)

    • 9580.210 Fact Sheet: Personal Assistance Service In Shelters (11/16/12) (PDF 144KB)

    • 9580.212 Fact Sheet: Public Assistance Grant Contracting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (10/28/12) (PDF 2,269 KB)

    • 9580.213 Fact Sheet: Residential Electrical Meter Repair (11/10/12), (PDF 313KB)

    • 9580.214 Fact Sheet: Debris Removal on Federal-Aid Highways (10/28/12), (PDF 827K)

    • 9580.215 Fact Sheet: Hurricane Sandy: Debris Removal Force Account Labor Costs (11/5/12) (PDF 440KB, TXT 2 KB)

    9590 (Reserved)

    Last Updated: 
    03/04/2015 - 13:51
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