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Response Directorate Fact Sheets

A collection of fact sheets from the Response Directorate, Office of Response & Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency

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Icon for file of type application/pdfDisaster Emergency Communications Fact Sheet

As a national leader in the field of Disaster Emergency Communications, FEMA coordinates the federal government’s response, continuity efforts and restoration of essential communications before, during, and after an incident or planned event.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfIncident Management Assistance Teams Fact Sheet

The Incident Management Assistance Teams are interagency, regionally based response teams that provide a forward Federal presence to improve coordination and response to serious incidents

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Icon for file of type application/pdfDomestic Emergency Support Team Fact Sheet

The Domestic Emergency Support Team is a specialized, rapidly deployable interagency team tasked with providing expert guidance to the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding crisis and consequence management capabilities during a credible threat of national significance.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfNational Response Coordination Center Fact Sheet

The National Response Coordination Center is a multiagency center that coordinates the overall Federal support for major incidents and emergencies.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfUrban Search & Rescue Fact Sheet

The National Urban Search & Rescue Response System is a framework for organizing federal, state and local partner emergency response teams as integrated federal disaster response task forces.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfNational Watch Center Fact Sheet

The National Watch Center’s mission is to maintain uninterrupted, 24/7 situational awareness of FEMA response capabilities, readiness postures, and all events—natural or man-made—that may require a coordinated federal disaster response.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfRegional Watch Centers Fact Sheet

The mission of the Regional Watch Centers is to maintain 24/7 situational awareness of any regional event or incident—either natural or man-made—that may require a coordinated Federal disaster response or may be of interest to FEMA leadership.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfRegional Response Coordination Centers Fact Sheet

FEMA’s Regional Response Coordination Centers operate within each of the ten FEMA regional offices around the nation. These facilities provide response and recovery support to each of the states and tribal governments within the regional jurisdictions.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFact Sheet-FEMA Qualification System
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