FEMA Emergency Food/Shelter Administrative Agencies

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Organizations that are responsible for administering the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter (EFS) Program that was created by Congress to help meet the needs of hungry and homeless people throughout the U.S. and its territories by allocating funds for the provision of food and shelter. The program is governed by a National Board composed of representatives of the American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, USA; Council of Jewish Federations; The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA; The Salvation Army; and United Way of America. The Board is chaired by a representative of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and United Way of America serves as the program's secretariat. The National Board awards funds to jurisdictions using a formula involving population, poverty, and unemployment data. Jurisdictions that do not qualify under the formula and thus do not receive funding directly from the National Board may receive funds through a state set aside process, and jurisdictions that do qualify may receive additional funding the same way.

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Temporary Disaster Assistance Service Center - City of Philadelphia - Office of Emergency Management - Philadelphia; Online GuideTemporary Disaster Assistance Center is now an internet resource until another location is established. Please see helpful tips field for link to guide. Register for FEMA Individual Assistance or check the status of an application Connect to city services Identify recovery resources PhiladelphiaOffice of Emergency ManagementCity of Philadelphia
United Way of the Laurel Highlands Grant Administration for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs and Department of Agriculture Programs - Johnstown OfficeServes Cambria County as the lead agency for the EFSP Program and Department of Agriculture grants that are used for basic needs of low-income families.CambriaUnited Way of the Laurel Highlands - Johnstown OfficeUnited Way of the Laurel Highlands

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