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Food Assistance for Disaster Relief

Massachusetts Disaster Nutrition Assistance

Last Published: 06/19/2018

Incident: Winter Storm/High Winds, causing Flooding and Power Outages


When: March 2 -3, 2018

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • On March 9, 2018, FNS approved the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance's request to waive the 10-day reporting requirement for replacement of food purchased with SNAP benefits that was destroyed due to power outages resulting from high winds and flooding that began on March 2, 2018.  SNAP households in the State of Massachusetts will have until April 2, 2018, to report SNAP food loss and request replacement benefits.  Replacements will be authorized for the amount of the loss, not to exceed the monthly allotment for the household.

Massachusetts' SNAP Website

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