FEMA Common FAQ

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No.  State and local regulations and policies shall be adhered to.

These solicitations can be found under the “Solicitation” tab of website.

No, this website is for informational purposes to provide examples of documents used in the Federal procurement process.

Visit Ready Business to learn how to get your business or organization Ready. Additionally, the Red Cross's "Ready Rating" program offers a free online preparedness assessment for schools.

Not necessarily because having a social security number does not automatically mean that you are a "Qualified Alien".  You may be legally present in the U.S. and have a social security number, but not be a "Qualified Alien".  This could be a "for work only" number. 

You do not have to repay any money received from FEMA's Individuals and Households Program. You do have to repay disaster loans received from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Yes, a social security number is required to register.  If you are applying on your minor child's behalf due to citizenship, you should provide his/her social security number.  You will need to provide a copy of the minor child's social security card and United States Birth Certificate to FEMA. 

A PFT employee obtains full career tenure after three years of continuous service in eligible jobs.  Employees with full career status may leave Federal service and, if desired, reapply for Federal employment as if the Federal government still employed them.

A PFT employee gains competitive status after one year of continuous service in eligible jobs. This means that an employee is eligible for placement into certain Federal government positions without having to compete with the public.