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COVID-19 News Releases

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Below is a list of national news releases related to the COVID-19 response.

View a list of regional news releases.

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Lost Wages News Releases

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Press Releases

FEMA has provided over $1.1 billion to nearly 170,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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FEMA has provided over $1.089 billion to more than 165,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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FEMA has provided over $1.088 billion to more than 165,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Safety, Division of Emergency Management (HSEM) announced today that $12,500,000 in federal funding has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Health for costs related to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration under the federal disaster declaration on April 7, 2020.
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WASHINGTON -- FEMA has provided over $1.086 billion to more than 165,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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WASHINGTON -- FEMA has provided over $1.044 billion to nearly 159,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell traveled to Miami earlier this week to visit the National Hurricane Center (NHC), where she met with Director Ken Graham and the NHC team to discuss hurricane preparedness and safety, as the nation enters the peak months of the 2021 hurricane season.
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FEMA has provided over $1 billion to nearly 155,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced today it has provided over $1 billion in COVID-19 funeral assistance to support more than 150,000 applicants grappling with the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic.
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DENVER – FEMA has provided $2.6 million in Public Assistance funding to the Montana Disaster and Emergency Services’ (DES) COVID-19 response.

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News Desk

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Members of the media can contact the FEMA News Desk at:
FEMA-News-Desk@fema.dhs.gov

(202) 646-3272

Last updated July 6, 2021