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Resource | Webinars/Videos Use of USDA Foods in Disasters

We discuss information and resources provided in the revised USDA Foods in Disaster Manual, June 2021 to help you be prepared for the use of USDA Foods in disasters, emergencies and situations of distress

07/29/2021
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2020-0131 USDA Foods Program Disaster Manual

This manual contains important information for persons in FNS headquarters, FNS regional offices, and distributing agencies, which include state distributing agencies and Indian Tribal Organizations that are charged with the responsibility of providing USDA Foods to disaster relief organizations in the event of a disaster, emergency, or situation of distress.

06/03/2021
Resource | Forms FNS-292a: Report of Commodity Distribution for Disaster Relief

FNS Form 292A is to be used to report Commodity Distribution for Disaster Relief. 

FNS-292A
03/20/2020
Resource | Webinars/Videos Disaster Preparedness: The Role of USDA Foods in Disasters

In this webinar, we discuss what actions you can take and the resources available to be better prepared for a disaster when utilizing USDA Foods.

06/07/2018
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2016-0096 Questions and Answers about Disaster Policies and Procedures Revised

This memorandum consolidates and clarifies select disaster/emergency policies and procedures applicable to the CSFP, the FDPIR and TEFAP.

FD-093
12/09/2016
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0032 Reimbursement of Intra-State Transportation Costs During Disasters

During a Presidentially declared disaster/emergency, or during a situation of distress declared by a state or FNS, the state may find it necessary to transport USDA Foods from one area within the state to another in support of disaster feeding efforts.  These intra-state transportation costs will be reimbursed by FNS during a Presidentially declared disaster/emergency, and reimbursed by FNS to the extent funds are available during situations of distress.  

FD-088
04/21/2009
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2006-0002 National Flood Insurance Program Payments

This memorandum provides guidance to state agencies regarding the treatment of National Flood Insurance Payments in determining the eligibility of households for participation in FDPIR, CSFP or TEFAP.

FD-051
01/05/2006
Resource | Forms FSA-21: Public Voucher - Commodity Programs

State agencies apply for reimbursement using Form FSA-21, submitted to the appropriate FNS regional office for approval. 

FSA-21
03/11/2003
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