FEMA recently released the “Public Assistance Appeals and Arbitration Policy” that clarifies changes to procedures, roles, and responsibilities concerning Public Assistance appeals and arbitrations resulting from revisions to 44 C.F.R. 206.206. The policy was originally published in the Federal Register on Aug.16, 2021. FEMA requests comments on the draft policy by 5:00 p.m. EST on Jan. 19. The policy applies to all FEMA stakeholders, including all regions, Public Assistance grant recipients and applicants.