SUBCHAPTER I--FINDINGS, DECLARATIONS, AND DEFINITIONS.
5121. Congressional findings and declarations
SUBCHAPTER II--DISASTER PREPAREDNESS ASSISTANCE
5131. Federal and State disaster preparedness program
5132. Disaster warnings .
SUBCHAPTER III--MAJOR DISASTER AND EMERGENCY
5141. Waiver of administrative conditions
5142. Repealed. .
5143. Coordinating officers . .
5144. Emergency support teams . .
5145. Repealed. .
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 Repealed.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 . .
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 . .
5162. Advance of Non-Federal Share.
5163. Limitation on use of sliding scales
5164. Rules and regulations . .
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. Temporary housing assistance. . .
5175. Repealed. . . .
5176. Minimum standards for public and private structures . .
5177. Unemployment assistance
5178. Individual and family grant programs. . .
5179. Food coupons 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 suppression grants . . . .
5188. Timber sale contracts . .
5189. Simplified procedure. . . .
5189a. Appeals of assistance decisions. . .
5189b. Date of eligibility; expenses incurred before date of disaster
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 . .
5196. Detailed functions of administration. . .
5196a. Mutual aid pacts between States and neighboring countries
5196b. Contributions for personnel and administrative expenses.
5196c. Requirement for State matching funds for construction of emergency operating centers .
5196d. Use of funds to prepare for and respond to hazards . .
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. . .
SUBCHAPTER V--MISCELLANEOUS. . .
5201. Rules and regulations; acceptance of gifts . .
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. .
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