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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 FEMA has archived superseded PA publications and policy documents at www.fema.gov/publications-archive and www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/128488, respectively.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 V3.1 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) [V3.1]

The 2018 PAPPG V3.1 is effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared on or after August 23, 2017. It supersedes the previous 2018 PAPPG, V3.0, which was published on January 1, 2018 and effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared on or after August 23, 2017. 

5.00MApril 26, 2018
Icon for file of type application/pdfGuía de Políticas del Programa de Asistencia Pública [V3.1]

En nombre de la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) me complace publicar oficialmente esta Tercera Edición (Versión 3.1) de la Guía de Políticas del Programa de Asistencia Pública. FEMA ha archivado las dos ediciones anteriores en www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/111781. FEMA aplica la Primera Edición a todos los incidentes declarados del 1 de enero de 2016 hasta el 31 de marzo de 2017. FEMA aplica la Segunda Edición a todos los desastres declarados del 1 de abril de 2017 hasta el 22 de agosto de 2017. FEMA aplica esta Versión 3.1 a todos los incidentes declarados desde el 23 de agosto de 2017 en adelante o, con respecto a los cambios realizados en esta versión, a cualquier solicitud de asistencia que estuviera pendiente hasta el 23 de agosto de 2017 que no haya recibido una resolución final al 1 de enero de 2018. Esta versión remplaza la Versión 3.0 publicada el 2 de enero de 2018.

6.12MApril 1, 2018
Icon for file of type application/pdf2018 PA Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG) [V3.0]

PAPPG V3.0 was published on January 1, 2018 and was effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared on or after August 23, 2017. It has been superseded by the PAPPG 3.1 which was published on April 26, 2018 and is now effective for all emergencies and major disasters declared on or after August 23, 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