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Open for Comment: Draft BHA Emergency Application Guidelines for FY 2021

USAID’s Offices of Food for Peace (FFP) and U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) has released the Draft Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) Emergency Application Guidelines, which will go into effect at the start of Fiscal Year 2021, and are encouraging comments for a 30-day open comment period. The 30-day open comment period date is May 15 - June 15, 2020, and comments are due by June 15 at noon ET. Please submit comments by email to

USAID will also host a series of webinars during which technical advisors will facilitate stakeholder discussion and feedback about the guidelines to inform written comments. You must pre-register by May 28 at 5 pm EDT to attend webinars.  

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