Whitehouse Centers for Disease Control and Prevention US Department of Homeland Security - Federal Emergency Management Agency

Is FEMA providing hazard pay during the global COVID-19 pandemic?

No. The federal government does not provide federal assistance in the form of hazard pay, nor has FEMA directly paid individuals. However, the CARES Act has provided unemployment benefits for citizens during the pandemic. FEMA funding allows states to provide at least an additional $300 per week to people who lost work due to COVID-19 through their unemployment insurance programs. Understand myths and facts about the Coronavirus:

Last updated August 26, 2020
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See also: Financial help