Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0018
FNS – Food Loss as an Eligibility Factor for the Disaster Food Stamp Program

This policy memo provides clarification on food loss as an eligibility factor for the Disaster Food Stamp Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0031
National Evacuee Policy

This policy applies to evacuees from areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Those include counties in the Gulf Coast region in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The unprecedented damage from Hurricane Katrina has made it necessary for people to be evacuated, not only from the project area where they are living, but even from the entire State.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0034
Questions & Answers on Evacuees

This guidance applies to the Expanded Disaster Evacuee Policy (Sept. 2, 2005, as modified on Sept. 14, 2005).

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0009
Income Excluded by Federal Law—Disaster Unemployment Assistance

PL 100-707 authorizes the President under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to pay Disaster Unemployment Assistance to any individual unemployed as a result of a major disaster.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0032
Expanded Disaster Evacuee Policy

This version replaces the guidance published on Sept. 2, 2005. It has been revised to extend the application period to the end of October and clarify that normal program rules apply beginning with January 2006 issuances.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0033
The National Enhanced Policy for Evacuees

This version replaces the guidance published on Sept. 9, 2005. We have clarified that the policy is applicable to evacuees that apply either in September or October 2005, and to households that move within the state. Concurrently, we have revised the Expanded Disaster Evacuee Policy to allow that policy to apply through Oct. 31, 2005.