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Public Assistance Disaster-Specific Guidance - COVID-19 Declarations

This page contains disaster-specific guidance for emergency and major disaster declarations for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.

Eligibility for COVID-19 Policy

Eligible Emergency Protective Measures (Archived)

This fact sheet is only applicable to work performed prior to September 15, 2020

Emergency Non-Congregate Sheltering during COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: ACS Warm Sites

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: Non-Congregate Sheltering Delegation of Authority

COVID-19: Noncongregate Sheltering FAQ

Policy: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Medical Care Costs Eligible for Public Assistance

This policy defines the framework, policy details, and requirements for determining the eligibility of medical care costs under the PA Program to ensure consistent and appropriate implementation across all COVID-19 emergency and major disaster declarations. Except where specifically stated otherwise in this policy, assistance is subject to PA Program requirements as defined in the PAPPG.

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: Private Nonprofit Organizations

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: Accessible Public Service Announcements Category B: Emergency Protective Measures

COVID-19 Policy: Purchase and Distribution of Food

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: Environmental and Historic Preservation and Emergency Protective Measures

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: Floodplain for Temporary Critical Facilities

COVID Fact Sheet: Coordinating Public Assistance and Other Sources of Federal Funding

For COVID-19, Congress authorized over $3 trillion to multiple federal agencies for them to provide assistance to SLTTs in addressing the effects of this public health emergency pandemic. The extensive COVID-19 authority of other federal agencies in some cases overlaps with FEMA’s authority.

Fact Sheet: Procurement Under Grants: Under Exigent or Emergency Circumstances

FEMA provides financial assistance to states, territories, tribes, local governments, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and other non-federal entities. All FEMA grant programs are subject to the federal procurement standards found at 2 CFR 200.317 - 200.326. Recognizing that FEMA's recipients and sub-recipients may face exigencies or emergencies when carrying out a FEMA award, this fact sheet provides key information to consider when utilizing contracted resources under exigent or emergency circumstances.

Last updated Sep 14, 2020