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Questions & Answers on Evacuees

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

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National Evacuee Policy
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The National Enhanced Policy for Evacuees

This version replaces the guidance published on September 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 October 31, 2005.

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Expanded Disaster Evacuee Policy
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Treatment of Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance and National Flood Insurance Program Payments in Income Eligibility Determinations for Food and Nutrition Service Programs

This memorandum provides guidance to State administrators in making household eligibility determinations in all nutrition assistance programs administered by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

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Maine’s Request to Allow Residents of “Waiver Homes” To Qualify for Food Stamp Benefits

The memorandum transmitted a waiver request from the Maine State Agency to waive 7 CFR 273.11(f) to allow residents of such facilities to participate in the Food Stamp Program if otherwise eligible.

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Integrity of the Quality Control Review Process

FNS and State agencies share a common goal to improve payment accuracy. However, attempts to achieve this goal must not compromise the objective nature of the food stamp quality control (QC) process. The specific purpose of QC is to obtain an accurate measure of error rates. A state agency administering the Food Stamp Program is responsible for insuring that its QC sample and reviews remain free from unacceptable bias.