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COVID-19: The Basics of Domestic Defense Response [Updated April 3, 2020]   [open pdf - 834KB]

From the Document: "As the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic has unfolded, Congress has considered how the Department of Defense (DOD) might support the U.S. government's domestic response. Below are the funding, authorities, and descriptions of potential ways DOD might further contribute. Links in this product connect to more detailed information on the highlighted subjects. President Donald J. Trump declared a U.S. national emergency on March 13, 2020. On Friday, March 20, the Federal Emergency Management Agency assumed the lead agency role in the Coronavirus Task Force under the National Response Framework (NRF) for national emergencies. DOD participates in the national response within the NRF."

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CRS Insight, IN11273
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2020-04-03
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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