A Guide to the Disaster Declaration Process and Federal Disaster Assistance


Subject:
Hurricane Katrina , War and Peace: Resources on Iraq , Nonfiction by Genre , Charity & Nonprofit Resources , Civil Defense & Emergency Preparedness , Declarations , Hurricanes , Relief

Description:
This website explains how state governors, through the Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (1988), request and obtain a presidential disaster declaration after disasters such as fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods. Discusses the declaration process and the types of individual, public, and hazard mitigation assistance that might be provided for a disaster. Opens directly into a PDF file. From the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Publisher:
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.fema.gov/pdf/rebuild/recover/dec_proc.pdf


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