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93.579 U.S. Repatriation
ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Social Security Act, Section 1113; 24 U.S.C. 9.
To provide temporary assistance, care, and treatment for individuals after their return to the United States from travel in a foreign country due to physical or mental illness, destitution, or because of war, the threat of war, or a similar crisis.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
The International Social Service (ISS) provides assistance, money, food, shelter, clothing and transportation. Repatriates agree to repay costs to Federal government.
Applicant Eligibility: Eligibility must be certified by an international social service organization with expertise in mental health, child welfare, and the criminal justice system.
Pre-application Coordination: This program is excluded from coverage by E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Program and financial reports are due on a semi-annual schedule.
Account Identification: 75-1501-0-1-609.
Assistance was provided to 168 persons in fiscal year 2001. It is estimated that assistance will be provided to 170 persons in fiscal year 2002 and 175 persons in fiscal year 2003.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
45 CFR 211-212. A brochure entitled "Temporary Assistance for Repatriates" is available from the Headquarters Office at no charge.
Regional or Local Office: Not applicable.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
There is one cooperative agreement with ISS USA.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Listed in the Federal Register Notice.