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Emergency Management Preparedness Standards: Overview and Options for Congress

Description: This report provides Emergency an Overview and Options for Congress on Emergency Management Preparedness Standards which includes major recommendations like adoption and use of emergency response standards, mutual aid provisions, private sector preparedness.
Date: February 4, 2005
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Stafford Act Disaster Assistance: Presidential Declarations, Eligible Activities, and Funding

Description: This report provides information about the Presidential Declarations, Eligible Activities, and Funding on Federal Stafford Act Disaster Assistance. Congress appropriates money to DRF for disaster assistance authorized by the Stafford Act, which is administered by FEMA.
Date: March 6, 2007
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Emergency Management Preparedness Standards: Overview and Options for Congress

Description: This report provides Emergency an Overview and Options for Congress on Emergency Management Preparedness Standards which includes major recommendations like adoption and use of emergency response standards, mutual aid provisions, private sector preparedness.
Date: August 30, 2006
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Stafford Act Disaster Assistance: Presidential Declarations, Eligible Activities, and Funding

Description: This report provides an overview of the Stafford Act and Stafford Act declarations. The report discusses the types of assistance and eligibility, funding caps and cost shares, hazard mitigation assistance, disaster relief funds, and other issues for the 111th Congress.
Date: March 16, 2010
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Urban Search and Rescue Task Forces: Facts and Issues

Description: This report provides an overview of the Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) task forces that has been designated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide specialized assistance after buildings or other structures collapse.
Date: January 29, 2010
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Urban Search and Rescue Task Forces: Facts and Issues

Description: This report discusses Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Task Forces, which have been certified, trained, and funded by the federal government. The task forces represent a partnership involving federal, local government, and private sector experts. Most recently, USAR teams received considerable publicity, and reportedly achieved life-saving results, in their mission to Haiti after the earthquakes of early 2010.
Date: March 16, 2010
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Stafford Act Disaster Assistance: Presidential Declarations, Eligible Activities, and Funding

Description: This report discusses the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (the Stafford Act) that authorizes the President to issue major disaster, emergency, and fire management declarations, which in turn enable federal agencies to provide assistance to state and local governments overwhelmed by catastrophes.
Date: January 27, 2010
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Disaster Policies After Terrorists Strike: Issues and Options for Congress

Description: This report is intended to assist Congress as it considers options for consequence management legislation. It provides information on federal policies that would be implemented in the event that terrorist attacks in an attempt to answer the question: Based on experiences gained thus far, should Congress consider changes in federal consequence management policies to address the effects of possible future attacks? The report explores two types of issues--selected administrative issues pertinent to the delivery of assistance, and selected policy issues about the assistance provided.
Date: June 24, 2002
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Emergency Management Preparedness Standards: Overview and Options for Congress

Description: This report provides Emergency an Overview and Options for Congress on Emergency Management Preparedness Standards which includes major recommendations like adoption and use of emergency response standards, mutual aid provisions, private sector preparedness.
Date: August 12, 2004
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Disaster Evacuation and Displacement Policy: Issues for Congress

Description: This report contains an overview of the issues for Congress on the disaster evacuation and displacement policy. In general, evacuation policy is set and enforced by state and local officials. However, federal policy does provide for certain aspects of civilian emergency evacuation.
Date: August 17, 2006
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Stafford Act Disaster Assistance: Presidential Declarations, Eligible Activities, and Funding

Description: This report discusses the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (the Stafford Act) that authorizes the President to issue major disaster, emergency, and fire management declarations, which in turn enable federal agencies to provide assistance to state and local governments overwhelmed by catastrophes.
Date: August 15, 2008
Creator: Bea, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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