In September 2022, the Data Liberation Project sent the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) a request for data from — and documentation of — the systems used to track the “direct housing” assistance the agency provides people affected by major disasters.

On April 3, 2024, FEMA provided an “interim response” containing seven documents. Five of the documents, spanning 139 pages, were not redacted:

The remaining two documents, spanning 100 pages, were entirely redacted:

The Data Liberation Project expects that FEMA will continue to provide additional responsive documents.

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