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Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 1988
The Homeland Security Act is the key piece of legislation that regulates the USA's response to disaster. It was adopted in 1988 and has been regularly amended since then. 

The document notably 1) sets out the governmental approach to disaster preparedness and assistance, 2) lists the major disaster assistance programs and related procedures, and 3) lists the emergency assistance programs and related procedures. 


from the Grantham Research Institute
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