Hurricane Matthew is one of the strongest storms to impact U.S. shores in decades. The federal government has a role in helping the nation respond to and recover from hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, and other major disasters or emergencies. Our infographic shows you which disasters receive federal assistance and the different types of federal help…

Interested in learning more about disaster spending by the federal government? Click here: Federal Disaster Assistance (infographic) — WatchBlog: Official Blog of the U.S. Government Accountability Office