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FEMA Announces Lost Wages Grant for Wyoming

Release Date:
août 29, 2020

WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor approved Wyoming for a FEMA grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program. FEMA’s grant funding will allow Wyoming to provide $300 per week -- on top of their regular unemployment benefit -- to those unemployed due to COVID-19. FEMA will work with Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon to implement a system to make this funding available to Wyoming residents.

On Aug. 8, 2020, President Trump made available up to $44 billion from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund to provide financial assistance to Americans who have lost wages due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the state of Wyoming agreed to administer a lost wages program for its citizens who are unemployed due to COVID-19.

FEMA looks forward to working with the governors of additional states who agree to administer a lost wages program to bring financial relief to unemployed Americans.

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