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FEMA to Offer Up To $9,000 in Financial Relief for COVID-19 Related Funeral Expenses
KXAS-TV 5 FORT WORTH, TX ^ | 29 March 2021 | KXAS-TV 5 Staff

Posted on 03/30/2021 4:35:58 AM PDT by NautiNurse

FEMA said the COVID-19 funeral assistance program will be implemented starting in April and applications will be accepted at that time. They are currently working to establish a phone number where applications can be filed. To qualify, applicants must meet certain conditions.

In the meantime before applications are accepted, people with COVID-19 funeral expenses are encouraged to gather and keep documentation, FEMA said. Additional guidance will be released to potential applicants and community partners once finalized.

Assistance is limited to a maximum of $9,000 per funeral and a maximum of $35,500 per application per state, territory, or the District of Columbia.

Additional information is available on the FEMA website.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcdfw.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cdc; covid; elderly; fema; followthemoney; funeral; impendingdoom; trustjunkscience; warontheelderly
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Meanwhile, the VA benefit for funeral expenses for a non-service-connected death is $300, and $2,000 for a death connected to military service.
1 posted on 03/30/2021 4:35:58 AM PDT by NautiNurse
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To: NautiNurse

A day in the life of Doug Gaines...

https://freerepublic.com/focus/news/3946189/posts?page=124

good man. God Bless Douglas Keith Gaines. R.I.P., sir. love


2 posted on 03/30/2021 4:43:07 AM PDT by PGalt (past peak civilization?)
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To: NautiNurse

Just another ruse to further incentivize claiming death by COVID.


3 posted on 03/30/2021 4:48:44 AM PDT by McBuff (To be, rather than to seem)
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To: NautiNurse

My parents were moderately wealthy. They both specifically requested no funerals. They wanted to be disposed of in the cheapest manner so that the money would go to us and not the funeral industry. Any government legislation like this is rent seeking on the part of that industry. Anything subsidized will be used more.

So, who has the biggest, most expensive funerals? Mafia dons and politicians and probably movie stars. Who has the cheapest? The black funeral home in Tallahassee was started by a white man and his family, which, by the way was half black, profited hugely. Black income in the early twentieth century was a tiny fraction of whites, but they had the most elaborate funerals they could afford. Not saying the white funeral homes were hurting, but the social need for large funerals has greatly reduced over even my lifetime. I recall attending a few fairly small services in the sixties, but since then I have been to no funerals at all.


4 posted on 03/30/2021 4:52:16 AM PDT by Gen.Blather (Wait! I said that out loud? )
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To: NautiNurse

When I saw the headline, I thought: “another good one from the Babylon Bee”

Looks like a Federal Incentive Program to kill people with covid so the survivors can collect funeral money.

Next years news headline: Murder Rate in USA Skyrockets


5 posted on 03/30/2021 4:52:16 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: NautiNurse

Anyone, regardless of income, is eligible for this?


6 posted on 03/30/2021 4:54:59 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Democrats: The perfect party for the helpless and stupid, and those who would rule over them.)
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To: Gen.Blather

From my parents on down, we all agreed that cremation is the way to go. Dust to dust.


7 posted on 03/30/2021 4:57:44 AM PDT by NautiNurse (It took 20 years for FL to clean up voter fraud in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. But we did it. )
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To: NautiNurse

I really wish I had the ability and the nerve to scam the government out of money.


8 posted on 03/30/2021 4:57:47 AM PDT by americas.best.days... ( Donald John Trump has pulled the sword from the stone.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Yep.


9 posted on 03/30/2021 4:57:59 AM PDT by NautiNurse (It took 20 years for FL to clean up voter fraud in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. But we did it. )
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To: McBuff
Just another ruse to further incentivize claiming death by COVID.

Yep

10 posted on 03/30/2021 5:01:21 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fauci is a despicable little creep)
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To: americas.best.days...

This should bring out the Nigerian and Russian scammers, same as the unemployment giveaways.


11 posted on 03/30/2021 5:02:16 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Democrats: The perfect party for the helpless and stupid, and those who would rule over them.)
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To: americas.best.days...
The EMA website has a red flag warning about potential scammers.

Beware of Scams


Will FEMA contact me to ask for personal information to register?

FEMA’s Funeral Assistance Program has controls in place to mitigate fraudulent activity. FEMA will not contact anyone until they have called FEMA or have applied for assistance. Do not disclose information such as the name, birth date or social security number of any deceased family member to any unsolicited telephone calls or e-mails from anyone claiming to be a federal employee or from FEMA.

alert - info

If you doubt a FEMA representative is legitimate, hang up and report it to the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 or the National Center for Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721. Complaints also may be made by contacting local law enforcement agencies.

Last updated March 29, 2021

12 posted on 03/30/2021 5:03:08 AM PDT by NautiNurse (It took 20 years for FL to clean up voter fraud in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. But we did it. )
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To: NautiNurse

Seems like a combo new “claim Covid” payoff for families to go along with calling most deaths Covid, cum reparations—given the number of minorities reportedly dying of the disease.


13 posted on 03/30/2021 5:04:11 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: NautiNurse

DOA - blunt trauma injuries

 

 

 

OOooh!  You've been our family doctor for years!

But now I'm outta work and have no insurance! How will I pay for a funeral??

Oh, wrong paperwork. She actually died of COVID.


14 posted on 03/30/2021 5:05:09 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: McBuff

NOOOooo!!!


15 posted on 03/30/2021 5:05:37 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

SURE!!

WE can’t discriminate, can we?


16 posted on 03/30/2021 5:06:38 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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Sure, why not; It isn’t their money. It is the taxpayer’s money, and the future generations money paid through hyperinflationary fiat.


17 posted on 03/30/2021 5:16:40 AM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: 9YearLurker
"Seems like a combo new “claim Covid” payoff for families to go along with calling most deaths Covid......."

GREAT POINT!!!

18 posted on 03/30/2021 5:20:44 AM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: Gen.Blather

I was stationed with the son of a very large funeral interest down south and after the service he was going to go back to it. He explained everything to us which was basically - keep it simple because every item above the base level of code is just buff and polish... and it all does the same thing equally well (code). It alls boils down to the cost for the fluff. Which is massive.


19 posted on 03/30/2021 5:23:42 AM PDT by Clutch Martin (The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.)
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To: NautiNurse

Was the funding for this assigned to FEMA in one of the Covid-19 “stimulus” bills that Congress passed, or did FEMA just pull this out of their own regulations.

One could ask if Congress did pass a bill providing the funding for this, why? Well, because Congress does whatever they want when it comes to spending others money.


20 posted on 03/30/2021 5:26:24 AM PDT by Wuli
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