In any emergency declaration, the Regional Administrator or Administrator may provide assistance, as follows:
(a) Direct any Federal agency, with or without reimbursement, to utilize its authorities and the resources granted to it under Federal law (including personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, and managerial, technical and advisory services) in support of State and local emergency assistance efforts to save lives, protect property and public health and safety, and lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe;
(b) Coordinate all disaster relief assistance (including voluntary assistance) provided by Federal agencies, private organizations, and State and local governments;
(c) Provide technical and advisory assistance to affected State and local governments for:
(1) The performance of essential community services;
(2) Issuance of warnings of risks or hazards;
(3) Public health and safety information, including dissemination of such information;
(4) Provision of health and safety measures; and
(5) Management, control, and reduction of immediate threats to public health and safety;
(d) Provide emergency assistance under the Stafford Act through Federal agencies;
(e) Remove debris in accordance with the terms and conditions of section 407 of the Stafford Act;
(f) Provide assistance in accordance with section 408 of the Stafford Act; and
(g) Assist State and local governments in the distribution of medicine, food, and other consumable supplies, and emergency assistance.
[55 FR 2296, Jan. 23, 1990, as amended at 67 FR 61460, Sept. 30, 2002]
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