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March 24, 2020
NASHVILLE – After you apply for disaster assistance from FEMA, you may be referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). If you receive an SBA disaster loan application, you should fill it...
March 23, 2020
This Fact Sheet supplements Fact Sheet: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Emergency Protective Measures and provides an overview of the FEMA Public Assistance application process for recipients and...
March 22, 2020
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Washington to supplement the state, tribes and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the...
March 22, 2020
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of California to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the...
March 20, 2020
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides financial assistance to states, territories, tribes, local governments, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and other non-Federal...
March 20, 2020
NASHVILLE – The State of Tennessee and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Mt. Juliet at 9 a.m. today, March 20. Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals and...
March 20, 2020
The Defense Production Act (DPA) of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. 4501 et seq.) is the primary source of presidential authorities to expedite and expand the critical supplies and services from the...
March 20, 2020
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of New York to supplement states, tribes and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the...
March 19, 2020
Consistent with the President’s national emergency declaration for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on March 13, 2020, FEMA urges officials to, without delay, take appropriate actions that are...
March 19, 2020
Under President Trump’s March 13, 2020, national emergency declaration for thecoronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, FEMA’s Regional Administrators have been delegatedauthority to approve requests for non-...