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FEMA Funeral Assistance Program

access_time Posted on: June 1st, 2021

Among the programs available to assist those who are bereaved by the Covid-19 epidemic is a new program that assists with reimbursement of funeral costs. FEMA has introduced the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Policy, which reimburses applicants for funeral costs associated with COVID-19 related fatalities.  An applicant who paid funeral costs of a Covid-19 decedent is eligible to receive up to $9,000 in reimbursement assistance per funeral.  To be eligible, the applicant must be a US citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien.  There is, however, no requirement that the decedent be a US citizen or national. To qualify for reimbursement, the… read more »