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Can a victim apply directly to OVC for funding?
Yes. Under the International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP), a U.S. nationa... Read More
Last updated:  07/22/2010

What is the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Grant Program (AEAP)?
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) uses AEAP to help jurisdictions respond to victims' immediate ... Read More
Last updated:  07/23/2010

I am a U.S. citizen, living in another country, and I have been a victim of terrorism. How may I obtain assistance?
Victims of international terrorism may receive reimbursement from the International Terrorism Victim... Read More
Last updated:  04/15/2013

What are school-based crisis response teams?
School Crisis Response Initiative, a bulletin from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), provides a... Read More
Last updated:  01/05/2012

How can I order OVC publications and products?
Many OVC publications and products are available in hardcopy and can be ordered from the National Cr... Read More
Last updated:  04/10/2013

How many casualties resulted from international terrorist attacks involving United States citizens?
The most recent tally of Americans killed as a result of terrorist attacks can be found in the U.S. ... Read More
Last updated:  01/09/2012

What is the difference between the International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP) and the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP)?
Individuals are not eligible to apply for AEAP, but U.S. citizens who have suffered direct physical ... Read More
Last updated:  07/20/2015

Who is eligible to apply for the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP)?
Eligible applicants include state victim assistance and compensation programs; U.S. Attorneys' offic... Read More
Last updated:  07/24/2015

Can individuals apply for Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) funding?
No, individuals cannot apply for AEAP funding. Help in your area is available from your State/Local ... Read More
Last updated:  07/24/2015

What types of assistance are available through the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP)?
OVC provides five types of assistance to respond to incidents of terrorism and mass violence under t... Read More
Last updated:  07/24/2015

How can my agency/organization apply for the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP)?
If you are interested in applying for Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program funding, contac... Read More
Last updated:  07/24/2015

If an event occurred in a neighboring community, is my agency/organization eligible to apply for Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) funding?
Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program applications are accepted only from the jurisdiction ... Read More
Last updated:  07/24/2015

What if other organizations submit an application via the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) for the same event?
Applicants are strongly encouraged to collaborate with other organizations in the same jurisdiction ... Read More
Last updated:  07/24/2015

What costs are allowable under the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP)?
OVC will provide funding for the following activities: Crisis response assistance. Consequence m... Read More
Last updated:  07/24/2015

How much Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) funding is available?
The amount of funding awarded is decided on a case-by-case basis considering factors such as the ava... Read More
Last updated:  07/24/2015

How long will it take OVC to award funding after receiving my Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) application?
OVC will conduct a thorough review of each AEAP application; however, due to the unique nature of ea... Read More
Last updated:  07/24/2015

Whom can I contact with questions about the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP)?
Questions can be directed to the OVC Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program by email to euge... Read More
Last updated:  07/24/2015

What is the International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program?
The International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP) is an expense reimbursemen... Read More
Last updated:  07/27/2015
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