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(a) Plan required
The Administrator shall develop, implement, or maintain a comprehensive written disaster response plan. The plan shall include the following:
(1) For each region of the Administration, a description of the disasters most likely to occur in that region.
(2) For each disaster described under paragraph (1)—
(B) an assessment of the demand for Administration assistance most likely to occur in response to the disaster;
(C) an assessment of the needs of the Administration, with respect to such resources as information technology, telecommunications, human resources, and office space, to meet the demand referred to in subparagraph (B); and
(b) Completion; revision
The first plan required by subsection (a) shall be completed not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this section. Thereafter, the Administrator shall update the plan on an annual basis and following any major disaster relating to which the Administrator declares eligibility for additional disaster assistance under section 636 (b)(9) of this title.
(c) Knowledge required
The Administrator shall carry out subsections (a) and (b) through an individual with substantial knowledge in the field of disaster readiness and emergency response.
The Administrator shall include a report on the plan whenever the Administration submits the report required by section 657o of this title.
Source(Pub. L. 85–536, § 2, as added Pub. L. 110–234, title XII, § 12075,May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1414, and Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title XII, § 12075,June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2176.)
References in Text
The date of the enactment of this section, referred to in subsec. (b), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–246, which was approved June 18, 2008.
Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246enacted identical sections. Pub. L. 110–234was repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
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