ABSTRACT

Stafford Act and Selected Federal Recovery Programs for Civil Unrest: Historical Perspectives and Policy Observations [January 28, 2021]   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the Introduction: "This report is divided into four sections. The first section of this report provides an overview of selected recovery authorities and federal programs relevant to civil unrest recovery assistance. These sources include loan and grant programs administered by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA), and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This section also describes how states and localities can request federal assistance. The second section of the report provides a historical overview of requests for federal assistance in response to civil unrest incidents since 1965. The third section discusses policy options and considerations that may be of interest to Congress. The final section concludes with policy observations."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R46665
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Date:
2021-01-28
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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