ATLANTA – As of Jan. 2, 2018, an update to FEMA policy has made private non-profit houses of worship eligible to apply for funding to help with certain disaster-related costs under FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program. The program is funded by FEMA and administered by the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA).What is the Public Assistance grant program?
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Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Alabama.Assistance for the State and affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Alabama to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Nate from October 6 to October 10, 2017.Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by Hurricane Nate in Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Mobile, and Washington counties.