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Response Directorate

The Response Directorate provides the core, coordinated Federal operational response capability needed to save and sustain lives, minimize suffering, and protect property in a timely and effective manner in communities that become overwhelmed by natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other emergencies.  Response program activities encompass the coordination of all Federal emergency management response operations, response planning and integration of Federal, state, tribal and local disaster programs.  This coordination ensures efficient and effective delivery of immediate emergency assistance to individuals and communities impacted and overwhelmed by these disasters, emergencies, or acts of terrorism. 


Last Updated: 
08/02/2012 - 16:35