Webinars set on FEMA funding


WAMPSVILLE — The Madison County Office of Emergency Management says that the Federal Emegency Management Agency (FEMA) has scheduled additional dates for an online seminar designed to help advise municipalities, non-profits, and government agencies on whether they can apply for COVID-19 disaster assistance funding.

New York received a Major Disaster Declaration back in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. That declaration authorizes the use of emergency protective funds for public assistance

Virtual “Applicant Brief” seminars are set for Wednesday, Aug. 12 and Wednesday, Aug. 26. They will be hosted on WebEx. Anyone that is seeking reimbursement from FEMA for COVID-19 response activities is encouraged to
register. The seminars will equip attendees with the knowledge needed to apply for disaster aid and submit for reimbursement of FEMA-eligible expenses connected to the pandemic, such as virus testing, medical supplies and equipment, shelters and provision of food and water or other essential needs.

Registration for August 12 seminar can be found at https://meetny.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/ and the registration for August 26 can be found at https://meetny.webex.com/mw3300/


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