Congressional Primer on Responding to Major Disasters and Emergencies

Description:

This report covers the role of the government in disaster management. While the disaster response and recovery process is fundamentally a relationship between the federal government and the requesting state government, there are roles for congressional offices to play in providing information to the federal/state response and recovery teams in their respective states and districts, and as a source of accurate and timely information to their constituents.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 30, 2014
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
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Past 30 days: 10
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Creator (Author):
McCarthy, Francis X.

Analyst in Emergency Management Policy

Creator (Author):
Brown, Jared T.

Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy

Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 30, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report covers the role of the government in disaster management. While the disaster response and recovery process is fundamentally a relationship between the federal government and the requesting state government, there are roles for congressional offices to play in providing information to the federal/state response and recovery teams in their respective states and districts, and as a source of accurate and timely information to their constituents.

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15 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
Format: Text