Federal Stafford Act Disaster Assistance: Presidential Declarations, Eligible Activities, and Funding

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This report discusses the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (the
Stafford Act), which authorizes the President to issue major disaster or emergency
declarations in response to catastrophes that overwhelm state and local governments.

Creator(s): Bea, Keith
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 28, 2006
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Bea, Keith

Specialist, American National Government

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 28, 2006
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United States
Description:

This report discusses the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (the
Stafford Act), which authorizes the President to issue major disaster or emergency
declarations in response to catastrophes that overwhelm state and local governments.

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42 Pages.

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