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FEMA Announces Lost Wages Grant for New Hampshire

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HQ-20-213

WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor approved New Hampshire for a FEMA grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program. FEMA’s grant funding will allow New Hampshire to provide $300 per week – on top of their regular unemployment benefit – to those unemployed due to COVID-19. FEMA will work with New Hampshire Gov. Christopher T. Sununu to implement a system to make this funding available to New Hampshire residents.

On Aug. 8, President Trump made available up to $44 billion from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund to provide financial assistance to Americans who have lost wages due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the state of New Hampshire agreed to administer a lost wages program for its citizens who are unemployed due to COVID-19.

FEMA looks forward to working with the governors of additional states who agree to administer a lost wages program to bring financial relief to unemployed Americans.

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Last updated March 18, 2021