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Civil Rights Title VI in Federally Assisted Programs

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is committed to ensuring that the Civil Rights of all persons receiving services or benefits from the Agency’s programs and activities are protected.  This directive describes the policies, procedures, requirements and responsibilities of an Agency-wide program that adheres to such protection. 

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