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42 USC Ch. 68: Front Matter
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 68-DISASTER RELIEF
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CHAPTER 68-DISASTER RELIEF

SUBCHAPTER I-FINDINGS, DECLARATIONS, AND DEFINITIONS

Sec.
5121.
Congressional findings and declarations.
5122.
Definitions.
5123.
References.

        

SUBCHAPTER II-DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND MITIGATION ASSISTANCE

5131.
Federal and State disaster preparedness programs.
5132.
Disaster warnings.
5133.
Predisaster hazard mitigation.
5134.
Interagency task force.

        

SUBCHAPTER III-MAJOR DISASTER AND EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION

5141.
Waiver of administrative conditions.
5142.
Repealed.
5143.
Coordinating officers.
5144.
Emergency support and response teams.
5145, 5146. Repealed.
5147.
Reimbursement of Federal agencies.
5148.
Nonliability of Federal Government.
5149.
Performance of services.
5150.
Use of local firms and individuals.
5151.
Nondiscrimination in disaster assistance.
5152.
Use and coordination of relief organizations.
5153.
Priority to certain applications for public facility and public housing assistance.
5154.
Insurance.
5154a.
Prohibited flood disaster assistance.
5155.
Duplication of benefits.
5156.
Standards and reviews.
5157.
Penalties.
5158.
Availability of materials.
5159.
Protection of environment.
5160.
Recovery of assistance.
5161.
Audits and investigations.
5161a.
Audit of contracts.
5162.
Advance of non-Federal share.
5163.
Limitation on use of sliding scales.
5164.
Rules and regulations.
5165.
Mitigation planning.
5165a.
Minimum standards for public and private structures.
5165b.
Management costs.
5165c.
Public notice, comment, and consultation requirements.
5165d.
Designation of Small State and Rural Advocate.
5165e.
Integrated plan for administrative cost reduction.
5165f.
National Urban Search and Rescue Response System.
5165g.
National veterinary emergency teams.

        

SUBCHAPTER IV-MAJOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

5170.
Procedure for declaration.
5170a.
General Federal assistance.
5170b.
Essential assistance.
5170c.
Hazard mitigation.
5171.
Federal facilities.
5172.
Repair, restoration, and replacement of damaged facilities.
5173.
Debris removal.
5174.
Federal assistance to individuals and households.
5174a.
Flexibility.
5174b.
Critical document fee waiver.
5175, 5176. Repealed.
5177.
Unemployment assistance.
5177a.
Emergency grants to assist low-income migrant and seasonal farmworkers.
5178.
Repealed.
5179.
Benefits and distribution.
5180.
Food commodities.
5181.
Relocation assistance.
5182.
Legal services.
5183.
Crisis counseling assistance and training.
5184.
Community disaster loans.
5185.
Emergency communications.
5186.
Emergency public transportation.
5187.
Fire management assistance.
5188.
Timber sale contracts.
5189.
Simplified procedure.
5189a.
Appeals of assistance decisions.
5189b.
Date of eligibility; expenses incurred before date of disaster.
5189c.
Transportation assistance to individuals and households.
5189d.
Case management services.
5189e.
Essential service providers.
5189f.
Public assistance program alternative procedures.
5189g.
Unified Federal review.
5189h.
Agency accountability.

        

SUBCHAPTER IV–A-EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

5191.
Procedure for declaration.
5192.
Federal emergency assistance.
5193.
Amount of assistance.

        

SUBCHAPTER IV–B-EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

5195.
Declaration of policy.
5195a.
Definitions.
5195b.
Administration of subchapter.
5195c.
Critical infrastructures protection.

        

Part A-Powers and Duties

5196.
Detailed functions of administration.
5196a.
Mutual aid pacts between States and neighboring countries.
5196b.
Contributions for personnel and administrative expenses.
5196c.
Grants for construction of emergency operations centers.
5196d.
Use of funds to prepare for and respond to hazards.
5196e.
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Fund.
5196f.
Disaster related information services.
5196g.
Guidance and training by FEMA on coordination of emergency response plans.

        

Part B-General Provisions

5197.
Administrative authority.
5197a.
Security regulations.
5197b.
Use of existing facilities.
5197c.
Annual report to Congress.
5197d.
Applicability of subchapter.
5197e.
Authorization of appropriations and transfers of funds.
5197f.
Relation to Atomic Energy Act of 1954.
5197g.
Federal Bureau of Investigation.
5197h.
Minority emergency preparedness demonstration program.

        

SUBCHAPTER V-MISCELLANEOUS

5201.
Rules and regulations.
5202.
Repealed.
5203.
Excess disaster assistance payments as budgetary emergency requirements.
5204.
Insular areas disaster survival and recovery; definitions.
5204a.
Authorization of appropriations for insular areas.
5204b.
Technical assistance for insular areas.
5204c.
Hazard mitigation for insular areas.
5205.
Disaster grant closeout procedures.
5205a.
Certain recoupment prohibited.
5206.
Buy American.
5207.
Firearms policies.
5208.
Repealed.