Fact Sheets

If you received two months of FEMA rental assistance after the Maui wildfires and need more time to plan your recovery, you may be eligible for Continued Temporary Housing Assistance. Under the Individuals and Households Program, if you provide the required documents, you may receive rental assistance for another three months and possibly longer, if needed.

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Rhode Islanders who applied for assistance from FEMA for the severe storm and flooding that took place Dec.17-19, 2023 and/or January 9-13, 2024 in Kent, Providence or Washington counties will receive a determination letter from the agency explaining the result of their application.

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Mainers who applied for assistance from FEMA for the severe storm and flooding that took place January 9-13 in the designated counties of Cumberland, Hancock, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Washington, Waldo and York will receive a determination letter from the agency explaining the result of their application.

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The purpose of a FEMA housing inspector visiting your home is to help determine whether your home is safe, sanitary, and livable after a major disaster. The inspectors do not make any decisions regarding your eligibility for assistance. Information gathered during the inspection is only one of several criteria used by FEMA to determine if you are eligible for federal assistance.

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Debris removal from private property is the responsibility of property owners and is usually ineligible for reimbursement under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

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The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire Assistance Act states compensation for losses resulting from the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire is not considered income for federal, state, and local taxes. Additionally, entitlement programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, welfare programs, and other social programs WILL NOT be affected.

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COFA citizens who legally reside in the United States have until Friday, May 31, to apply for FEMA disaster assistance if your primary home on Maui had damage caused by the August wildfires. Below is information to help you get the most from FEMA assistance.

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FEMA assistance is not taxable. Applying for disaster assistance will not affect other federal benefits you may receive.

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The FEMA National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) State Assistance Grant Program was created to increase and enhance the effective implementation of earthquake risk reduction at the local level. FEMA makes federal funds available annually through its NEHRP State Assistance Grant Program. This grant program is made to individual states and territories at high and very high-risk of earthquakes, and nonprofit organizations as defined by Title 2 Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) Section 200.1 and institutions of higher education as defined by Title 2 C.F.R., Section 200.1.

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FEMA Rental Assistance is available for eligible San Diego County renters and homeowners who cannot live in their homes because of damage due to the Jan. 21-23, 2024, severe storm and flooding disaster. In addition, they may also be eligible for continued Rental Assistance.

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