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Federal Assistance Programs


Disaster Aid Program - Public Assistance

Agency: FEMA
Florida Contact: South Florida District Office
Address: 500 C Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20472

Public Assistance is aid to state or local governments to pay part of the costs of rebuilding a
community's damaged infrastructure. Generally, pays for 75 percent of the approved project
costs. May include debris removal, emergency protective measures and public services, repair of damaged public property, loans needed by communities for essential government functions and grants for public schools.