Only a U.S. citizen and their family referred by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can receive help from the Repatriate Program. This person/family is referred after being sent back to the U.S. from another country because they lacked
money, were physically or mentally ill, or were threatened by war or other crisis.
A repatriate cannot receive cash and medical for more than 90 days. They must repay DHS for the help when they can.
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