Individual Assistance Declarations Factors Guidance
This document provides notice of the availability of the final Individual Assistance Declarations Factors Guidance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a notice of availability and request for comment for the proposed guidance on September 22, 2016.
Factors Considered When Evaluating a Governor's Request for Individual Assistance for a Major Disaster
FEMA is issuing a final rule to revise its regulations to comply with Section 1109 of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. The Act requires FEMA, in cooperation with State, local, and Tribal emergency management agencies, to review, update, and revise through rulemaking the Individual Assistance factors FEMA uses to measure the severity, magnitude, and impact of a disaster.