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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0056

2017 SNAP Disaster Evacuee Policy for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Area Evacuees

FNS is issuing this policy to provide states with flexibility to serve Hurricane Harvey evacuees. States may choose to either serve evacuees through expedited SNAP rules or through the simplified program rules in the Evacuee Policy, as described in this memorandum. When applying the Evacuee Policy, states must use the criteria detailed in this memorandum for determining eligibility, household composition, verification, benefit allotments, and duplicate participation. This memorandum also outlines the reporting and Quality Control processes for cases processed under the Evacuee Policy.

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