The Robert T. Stafford Act provides for reimbursement of cost associated with the response and recovery for a presidentially declared disaster. Specific information on what cost are covered and how to apply for reimbursement is contained on FEMA's Public Assistance webpage.
Public Assistance to Local Governments
Reimbursement for specific personnel, equipment, contractor and repairs to infrastructure is available under the Code of Federal Regulations. Please see 44 CFR for more information about how reimbursement can be made.
Reimbursement for expenditures directly related to a presidentially-declared disaster are available to non-profit community organizations and institutions