Veterans Corner: FEMA helping with COVID-related funeral expenses | Politics

 Veterans Corner: FEMA helping with COVID-related funeral expenses | Politics





COVID-19 FEMA FUNERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20.

The program is extensive and includes expenses for transfer of remains, a casket or urn, a burial plot or cremation niche, a marker or headstone, clergy or officiant services, arrangement of a funeral ceremony, use of funeral home equipment or staff, cremation or interment costs and costs associated with producing multiple death certificates. Some of these expenses are also available…

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