Disaster Funding for 2017 - 2019 Hurricanes, California Wildfires and other Disasters

Over $139 billion in supplemental disaster funding was provided by Congress in response to disasters that occurred between 2017 and 2019. An additional $20.5 billion in no-year disaster appropriations to the FEMA Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) and the SBA Disaster Loans (DL) account, which was provided by the annual Consolidated Appropriations Acts of 2018 (P.L. 115-141) and 2019 (P.L. 116-6) to allow for rapid response to any presidential disaster declaration.

2017 - 2019 Disaster Spending

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Financial Data

Download the most recent raw data for how the funding has been spent by federal agencies in the response to those disasters.

Last Updated: November 10, 2022

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, 2017 California Wildfires, and other 2017 Disasters

Since September 2017, Congress has passed three supplemental disaster appropriations (Public Laws 115-56, 115-72, and 115-123), which, together with FEMA DRF and SBA DL funds, are available to help communities recover from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, the 2017 California Wildfires, and other 2017 disasters.

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Since October 2018, Congress has passed two supplemental disaster appropriations (Public Laws 115-254 and 116-20) which together with FEMA DRF and SBA DL funds, are available to help communities recover from Hurricanes Michael, Florence, the 2018 California Wildfires and other large 2018 and 2019 disasters. Below is a time series visualization which shows total disaster funding for these disasters.
View the full-size chart that shows the total spending for these disasters since March 31, 2018.

Hurricanes Michael and Florence, 2018 California Wildfires, and other 2018 and 2019 Disasters

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Since October 2018, Congress has passed two supplemental disaster appropriations (Public Laws 115-254 and 116-20) which together with FEMA DRF and SBA DL funds, are available to help communities recover from Hurricanes Michael, Florence, the 2018 California Wildfires and other large 2018 and 2019 disasters. Below is a time series visualization which shows total disaster funding for these disasters.
View the full-sized chart that shows total disaster funding for these disasters.

Since October 2018, Congress has passed two supplemental disaster appropriations (Public Laws 115-254 and 116-20), which, together with FEMA DRF and SBA DL funds, are available to help communities recover from Hurricanes Michael, Florence, the 2018 California Wildfires and other large 2018 and 2019 disasters.

Appropriation amounts from Public Laws 115-56, 115-72, 115-123, 115-141, 115-254, 116-6, 116-20, and 117-43. Announced/Allocated, Obligated, and Outlayed amounts provided by Departments/Agencies and include FEMA and SBA non-supplemental funding.

Last updated November 10, 2022