Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the territory of Guam.
Assistance for the Territory Can Include as Required:
- Payment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for debris removal and emergency protective measures taken to save lives and protect property and public health. Emergency protective measures assistance, including direct federal assistance, is available to territory government on a cost-sharing basis (Source: FEMA funded, territory administered)
- Payment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for repairing or replacing damaged public facilities, such as roads, bridges, utilities, buildings, schools, recreational areas, and similar publicly owned property, as well as certain private non-profit organizations engaged in community service activities. (Source: FEMA funded, territory administered)
- Payment of not more than 75 percent of the approved costs for hazard mitigation projects undertaken by the territory to prevent or reduce long-term risk to life and property from natural or technological disasters. (Source: FEMA funded, territory administered)
How to Apply for Assistance:
Application procedures for the territory will be explained at a series of applicant briefings with locations to be announced in the affected area by recovery officials. Approved public repair projects are paid through the territory from funding provided by FEMA and other participating federal agencies.
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