Over $139 billion in supplemental disaster funding was provided by Congress in response to disasters that occurred between 2017 and 2019. An additional $20.5 billion in no-year disaster appropriations to the FEMA Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) and the SBA Disaster Loans (DL) account, which was provided by the annual Consolidated Appropriations Acts of 2018 (P.L. 115-141) and 2019 (P.L. 116-6) to allow for rapid response to any presidential disaster declaration. Some disaster spending funded by non-supplemental mechanisms, such as the USDA Commodity Credit Corporation, the DOT Highway Trust Fund, or annual appropriations, is not included.
2017 - 2019 Disaster Spending
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, 2017 California Wildfires, and other 2017 Disasters
Since September 2017, Congress has passed three supplemental disaster appropriations (Public Laws 115-56, 115-72, and 115-123), which, together with FEMA DRF and SBA DL funds, are available to help communities recover from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, the 2017 California Wildfires, and other 2017 disasters.
Hurricanes Michael and Florence, 2018 California Wildfires, and other 2018 and 2019 Disasters
Since October 2018, Congress has passed two supplemental disaster appropriations (Public Laws 115-254 and 116-20), which, together with FEMA DRF and SBA DL funds, are available to help communities recover from Hurricanes Michael, Florence, the 2018 California Wildfires and other large 2018 and 2019 disasters.
Appropriation amounts from Public Laws 115-56, 115-72, 115-123, 115-141, 115-254, 116-6, 116-20, and 117-43. Announced/Allocated, Obligated, and Outlayed amounts provided by Departments/Agencies and include FEMA and SBA non-supplemental funding.