September 23, 2021 10:53 EST

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Wilmington VA Medical Center Update

Wilmington VA Medical Center Update

Important information for Veterans who served in Afghanistan

Veterans Health Administration sent this bulletin at 08/17/2021 04:10 PM EDT

Afghanistan: Let’s Talk About It:

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The news from Afghanistan is triggering a complicated view and flood of emotions for many. Veterans from all eras are reacting to the events in Afghanistan, such as the U.S withdrawal and the takeover by the Taliban.

You are not alone.

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FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

FEMA is now accepting applications for funeral reimbursement up to $9,000 for those who died from COVID-19 and it is listed on their death certificate.

SEE FEMA’s FAQs »

FEMA’s policy is set to provide financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic.

To apply, call the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number >>> 844-684-6333

No online applications will be accepted. When you call, it should take about 20 minutes to apply.

You may qualify if:

  • You are a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who paid for funeral expenses after January 20, 2020, and,
  • The funeral expenses were for an individual whose death in the United States, territories or the District of Columbia, may have been caused by or was likely the result of COVID-19.

(FEMA POLICY: COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Individuals and Households Program Policy (Interim) FEMA Policy FD 104-21-0001)

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Transitional Housing – Apartments Program for Veterans

Operation Homefront’ s Transitional Housing – Apartments Program provides rent-free apartments for veterans who have honorably discharged within the past 4 years. Apartments are located in Newark, DE and New Castle, DE. New apartments will be posted as they become available.

To be eligible:

  • Veteran, with or without family within 4 years of discharge
  • Veteran within 200 miles of Home of Record preferred
  • Veteran with honorable discharge (to include general under honorable conditions)
  • Veteran who is not eligible for retirement pay

See flyer below.

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