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Mission Assignment Policy

Mission assignments are one of the most significant mechanisms FEMA uses to coordinate Federal assistance under the National Response and Recovery Frameworks.  The Mission Assignment Policy outlines key fiscal and administrative requirements and business standards associated with the mission assignment program. The document serves as policy over the FEMA Mission Assignment Guide, which outlines mission assignment processes in greater detail.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfMission Assignment Policy

Under the authority of the Stafford Act, FEMA may issue work orders known as mission assignments to other Federal agencies in order to provide State, Tribal or local governments with resources to save lives, protect property, or preserve public health or safety.

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