Public Assistance Resource Library

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The COVID-19 incident period ended on May 11, 2023. FEMA will continue to provide funeral assistance until Sept. 30, 2025, to those who have lost loved ones due to this pandemic.

The Public Assistance Resource Library contains general program and disaster-specific guidance that focuses on restoring public infrastructure for communities affected by major disasters or emergencies.

You can search for a document by its title, or filter the collection to browse by:

  • Topic: Cost Evaluations, private nonprofits, emergency protective measures, etc.
  • Document Type: Fact sheet, policy, infographic, etc.
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Public Assistance Reasonable Cost Evaluation Job Aid

Cost eligibility is a basic component of PA Program eligibility, and in order for a cost to be considered allowable, it must be necessary and reasonable to accomplish the work properly and efficiently.1 FEMA evaluates cost reasonableness for all projects.