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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. FEMA has archived superseded PA publications and policy documents at www.fema.gov/publications-archive and www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/128488, respectively.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. FEMA has also archived previous versions of the PAPPG at www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/186271.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfPAPPG (V4)

Version 4 of the PAPPG is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared on or after June 1, 2020. It supersedes Version 3.1 of the PAPPG which was published on April 1, 2018 and is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared between August 23, 2017 and May 31, 2020. FEMA archives previous versions of the PAPPG at www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/186271.

7.50MJune 1, 2020
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