Federal Assistance for COVID related Funeral expenses
March 31, 2021- Beginning in April, FEMA will begin processing claims for funeral expenses related to COVID. Below is the information about how to make a claim.
FEMA provides financial assistance under the Other Needs Assistance (ONA) provision of the Individuals and Households Program (IHP) to individuals and households with disaster-related funeral expenses. Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021, and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for funeral costs specifically related to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) for funeral expenses at 100 percent federal cost share.