Public Assistance Guide


Table of Contents
FOREWORD

Chapter 1 - Introduction (35K)

  • When Disaster Strikes
  • Applying for Public Assistance
  • Eligibility
  • Project Management
Chapter 2 - Applying for Public Assistance (106K)
  • Section A - Applicant Eligibility 9
  • Section B - The Applicants' Briefing and Damage Survey Reports 14
  • Section C - Project Application Approval 23
  • Section D - Payment of Claims 29
  • Section E - Appeals 31
  • Section F - Direct Federal Assistance 34
Chapter 3 - Eligibility (152K)
  • Section A - Basic Criteria 37
  • Section B - Emergency Work 40
  • Section C - Permanent Restoration 48
  • Section D - Categories of Facilities 62
  • Section E - Cost Eligibility 69
  • Section F - Insurance 75
Chapter 4 - Project Management (20K)
  • Section A - Record Keeping 79
  • Section B - Contracting 80
  • Section C - Time Limits 80
  • Section D - Changes in Scope of Work And Costs 81
  • Section E - Progress Reports 82
Acronyms used in this guide

Appendices:

Application and Forms:

  • Request for Public Assistance (Request)
  • Project Worksheet (PW)
  • Damage Description and Scope of Work Continuation Sheet
  • Cost Estimate Continuation Sheet
  • Maps and Sketches Sheet
  • Photo Sheet