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Public Assistance Program Appeals Procedures

Describes the policies, procedures, and responsibilities applicable to FEMA Public Assistance Appeals Branch (PAAB) and Public Assistance (PA) Program Staff for adjudicating appeals filed by PA applicants
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Icon for file of type application/pdfRecovery Directorate Appeals Manual

This Manual sets forth policies, procedures, and responsibilities for administering the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program appeals system.  It applies to all PA Program staff and touches on operations at joint field offices, recovery offices, regional offices, and FEMA Headquarters.

4.37MMarch 29, 2016
Icon for file of type application/pdfRecovery Directorate Appeals Directive

This Directive sets forth policies, procedures, and responsibilities for administering the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program appeals system.  This Directive and the Public Assistance Program Appeals Procedures Manual (Appeals Manual) creates an organized, consistent, and efficient system for FEMA Public Assistance Appeals and Audits Branch (PAAB) staff and Public Assistance (PA) Program staff to process and adjudicate appeals filed by PA applicants, subrecipients, and pass-through entities.

0.17MMarch 29, 2016