The Public Health and Medical Response to Disasters: Federal Authority and Funding Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Public Health and Medical Response to Disasters: Federal Authority and Funding

Creator

  • Author: Lister, Sarah A.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology; Domestic Social Policy Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2008-08-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report examines (1) the authorities and coordinating mechanisms of the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) in providing routine assistance, and assistance pursuant to emergency or major disaster declarations and/or public health emergency determinations; (2) mechanisms to assure a coordinated federal response to public health and medical emergencies, and overlaps or gaps in agency responsibilities; and (3) existing mechanisms, potential gaps, and proposals for financing the costs of a response to public health and medical emergencies.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Emergency management
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Emergency medicine
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Emergency medical services

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL33579
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33579_2008Aug01
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc461895