The Public Assistance program provides reimbursement grants to local governments (state, county, local, municipal authorities, school districts and certain non-profit agencies) that were involved in disaster response and recovery operations or that suffered loss or damage to facilities or property used to deliver governmental-like services. The Public Assistance program,available after a presidential declaration, is largely funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency with both local and state matching contributions required.
Forms and Information Links for use in applying for Federal Disaster Funds under the Public Assistance
Individual Assistance provides help for individuals and businesses, homeowners and renters, as they recover from disasters. These programs are largely funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, although other federal, state and local agencies support the overall Individual Assistance program . For more information, click on this link . Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Assistance may also be available under an SBA declaration for smaller events.