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FEMA Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG)

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The Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG) combines all Public Assistance (PA) policy into a single volume and provides an overview of the PA Program implementation process with links to other publications and documents that provide additional process details. This document incorporates and supersedes language from PA Program publications and 9500 Series documents. FEMA has archived superseded PA publications and policy documents at www.fema.gov/publications-archive and www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/128488, respectively. These policy and guidance documents remain in effect for incidents declared prior to January 1, 2016. The language in V1.0 is in effect for incidents declared between January 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017. The language in V2.0 is in effect for incidents declared between April 1, 2017 and August 22, 2017. The language in V3.0 is in effect for incidents declared on or after August 23, 2017. Please send questions and feedback to FEMA-PAPolicy@fema.dhs.gov.

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Icon for file of type application/pdf2018 PA Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG) [V3.0]

The 2018 PAPPG (V3.0) is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared on or after August 23, 2017. It supersedes the 2017 PAPPG (V2.0) which is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared between April 1, 2017 and August 22, 2017.

7.18MJanuary 1, 2018
Icon for file of type application/pdf2017 PA Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG) [V2.0]

The 2017 PAPPG (V2.0) is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared between April 1, 2017 and August 22, 2017. It has been superseded by the 2018 PAPPG (V3.0) which is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared on or after August 23, 2017.

6.50MApril 1, 2017
Icon for file of type application/pdf2016 PA Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG) [V1.0]

The 2016 PAPPG is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared between January 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017. It has been superseded by the 2017 PAPPG which is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared on or after April 1, 2017.

8.40MJanuary 1, 2016
Icon for file of type application/pdfPAPPG Navigation Tips and Tricks

This document provides tips and tricks for accessing and navigating the PAPPG.

0.74MFebruary 1, 2017