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Editors: Kristin O. Reed
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Federal agencies provide a range of assistance to individual victims; state, territorial, and local governments; and non-governmental entities after major disasters, including certain terrorist attacks. Types of aid include, technical assistance, loans and loan guarantees, grants, temporary housing, access to counseling professionals, and medical assistance. This book identifies programs pertinent to the recovery process and provides brief descriptive information to help congressional offices determine which programs bear further consideration in the planning, organization, or implementation of recovery operations. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:
Preface

Organizational Learning (OL) in Emergency Risk Communication: Comparing the Chinese Government’s Responses in Two Public Health Crises, pp. 1-19
(Juyan Zhang, Department of Communication, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA)

Children in Disaster Relief: A Review of Best Practices, pp. 21-42
(Jennifer Baggerly, Cortney Taylor, Annette M. La Greca, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA, and others)

The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: U.S. Responses to Global Human Cases, pp. 43-59
(Tiaji Salaam-Blyther)

Agricultural Disaster Assistance, pp. 61-70
(Dennis A. Shields, Ralph M. Chite)

Disaster Relief Funding and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations, pp. 71-97
(Bruce R. Lindsay, Justin Murray)

Federal Disaster Recovery Programs: Brief Summaries, pp. 99-112
(Carolyn V. Torsell)

Federal Stafford Act Disaster Assistance: Presidential Declarations, Eligible Activities, and Funding, pp. 113-142
(Keith Bea)

The National Commission on Children and Disasters: Overview and Issues, pp. 143-160
(Natalie Keegan)

The National Response Framework: Overview and Possible Issues for Congress, pp. 161-176
(Bruce R. Lindsay)

The Public Health and Medical Response to Disasters: Federal Authority and Funding, pp. 177-210
(Sarah A. Lister)

Repairing and Reconstructing: Disaster-Damaged Roads and Bridges: The Role of Federal-Aid Highway Assistance, pp. 211-217
(Robert S. Kirk)

Index

   Series:
      Natural Disaster Research, Prediction and Mitigation
      Safety and Risk in Society
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - M) 230pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-883-3
   Status: AV
  
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