Emergency Management

FEMA COVID-19 Grant Application

(For all businesses, townships and boroughs)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and PA Emergency Management Agency encourage ALL business owners, townships and boroughs to register for COVID-19 funding. Fill in the short online form to register for the program.

FEMA officials note there is no need to include costs on the form. This is a sign-up form and the amount box will not stay the same as the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. Leave the costs on the form blank. PEMA will be conducting Applicant Briefings online via Web EX.

State officials say the federal Health & Human Services Agency will be responsible for funding the Health Care industries COVID-19 costs. FEMA is a the provider of last rsort so applicants are responsible for identifying and applying for other federal grants.

Other agencies providing grants for things like personal protection equipment, shelters and alternative care include Housing & Urban Development, the Community Development Block Grants or the PA Department of Community & Economic Development. PEMA is working closely with federal officials to sort all that out.

For more information about business assistance, visit www.WayneEconomic.com.

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide planning, training and resources in program of preparedness, prevention, response, recovery and mitigation of all hazard emergencies that affect the people, property and environment of Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Associated with the Emergency Management Agency is the Wayne County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). This group carries out the provisions of the Hazardous Material Emergency Planning and Response Act 1990-165 and the Community Right-to-Know Act 1986. The above are to protect and safeguard the public from the health hazards and risks associated with the storage, use, distribution, and transportation of designated hazardous materials.