Major Disaster Declarations for Snowstorms and Severe Winter Storms [December 11, 2020] [open pdf - 553KB]
From the Document: "A presidential major disaster declaration pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (hereinafter the Stafford Act, P.L. 93-288, as amended; 42 U.S.C. §§5121 et seq.) for a 'Snowstorm' or a 'Severe Winter Storm' authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide Public Assistance funding for snow-related activities. Snow assistance is authorized for counties based on the finding that the county has a record or near-record snowfall or is contiguous to a county that meets the criteria."
CRS Insight, IN11553
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