When President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law was passed in November 2021, FEMA received $6.8 billion. Under the President’s Investing in America Agenda, these critical funds are being used to help states, local communities, tribes, and territories increase resilience to disasters and other hazards, as well as cybersecurity threats.
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FEMA and the state, territory or tribal government may provide direct and financial disaster assistance to U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals and qualified non-citizens.
Recovering after a flood event takes time and can be overwhelming. FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is dedicated to getting you back on your feet faster. Use the following information to file a claim, document damage, work with your adjuster, make repairs, and understand your claim payment.
If you receive a letter from FEMA saying you are ineligible for assistance, FEMA may need more information. Or, if you disagree with FEMA’s determination on your application, appeal. It’s your right.
The Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program is available to state, tribal, and territorial (STT) governments during certain disaster declarations and it provides unemployment benefits and reemployment services to individuals who became unemployed as a direct result of the declared incident and who are not eligible for regular state unemployment insurance.
FEMA makes federal funds available annually through its NEHRP State Assistance Grant. This grant 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, Section 200.70 and institutions of higher education as defined by Title 2 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 200.55.