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"ACTIONS DESIRED OF VOLUNTEERS

"Civil defense activities prior to time of an enemy attack

"1. Keep advised of location of designated small-craft concentration points in area.

“2. Otherwise none except as desired in connection with other phases of the civil-defense program. "Civil defense activities at time of enemy attack

"1. Self-preservation in accordance with instructions contained in civil defense pamphlet Survival Under Atomic Attack which is available at your local civil defense office. "Civil defense activities immediately following an enemy attack

"1. If possible and practicable pick up crew and proceed with vessel to the nearest designated concentration point which appears to be operational,

“2. If vessel is in operating condition but for any reason owner or his designated representative cannot participate, he should delegate job, if possible, to some other trusted person.

"3. Carry civil defense identification card for assistance in passing through restricted area, obtaining fuel and supplies, etc.

"4. Bring whatever medical supplies, food, and fire-fighting equipment as may be immediately available.

“5. Assist Coast Guard and civil defense as possible.”

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FEDERAL-STATE DISASTER AGREEMENT This agreement entered into this --- day of

195_-, by and between the United States of America, hereinafter called the Government, acting by and through the regional administrator, Federal Civil Defense Administration and the State of

hereinafter called the State, acting by and through its Governor.

WITNESSETH That whereas Public Law 875, 81st Congress, as amended, provides for an orderly and continuing means of assistance by the Federal Government to States and local governments in carrying out their responsibilities to alleviate suffering and damage resulting from major disaster; and

Whereas sections 3 and 5a of Public Law 875 prescribe the authority conferred upon the President to direct Federal agencies to provide assistance in major disasters; and

Whereas Executive Order 10427 provides that the described authority and functions of the President be transferred and exercised by the Federal Civil Defense Administrator; and

Whereas such authority and functions, except as enumerated in subsections (c) and (d) of section 1, section 5, and section 8 of such order have been delegated to Regional Administrators of the Federal Civil Defense Adminisration; and

Whereas the President has determined that the (threat of) in the State is (or threatens to be) a major disaster of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant disaster assistance by the Federal Government to supplement the efforts and available resources of the State and local governments therein alleviating the damage, hardship, or suffering caused thereby; and

Whereas the Governor has certified the need for Federal assistance to alleviate hardship and suffering caused by said (threatened) disaster; and

Whereas the Governor has given assurance of expenditure of a reasonable amount of the funds of the Government of the State, local governments therein, or other agencies, for the same or similar purposes with respect to such catastrophe;

Now, therefore, pursuant to such authority, the said parties, in consideration of the mutual promises herein expressed, covenant and agree to and with each other as follows:

Article 1. State resources: The State on behalf of itself, the local governments therein and other agencies thereof, hereby agrees to utilize available resources for the purpose of alleviating the hardship, damage, and suffering caused by said disaster.

Article 2. Federal assistance: The Government hereby agrees to supplement the distster relief efforts of the State, local governments, and other agencies thereof by providing emergency assistance through

(a) Utilization of Federal equipment, supplies, facilities, personnel, and other resources,

(6) Distribution (when in the sole judgment of the Government it is deemed advisable) through the American National Red Cross or otherwise, of medicine, food, and other consumable supplies ; (c) Financial assistance to the States and local governments therein for :

(i) Work essential for the preservation of life and property;
(ii) Clearing of wreckage and debris ;

(iii) Emergency repairs to and temporary replacement of essential public facilities damaged or destroyed in the disaster;

(iv) Replacement of civil-defense facilities and equipment, procured by the State under the matching funds program as provided in section 201 (i)

of Public Law 920, which have been utilized, damaged, or destroyed. The total amount of such financial assistance shall not exceed $---and shall be limited to costs directly attributable to such disaster, whether incurred immediately prior to, or subsequent to, the President's determination of eligibility, and which have been authorized and/or approved by the Government on the basis of project applications submitted by the State or local governments therein.

(d) Provision of temporary housing or other emergency shelter for families who, as a result of such major disaster, require such temporary housing or other emergency shelter ;

(e) Donations or loans to the State of equipment and supplies (determined to be surplus to the needs and responsibilities of the Government under authority of the Federal Property Act, Public Law 152, 82d Cong.) for use or distribution by it for the purposes stated in section (c) of this article, as well as for the restoration of public facilities damaged or destroyed in the disaster and the essential rehabilitation of individuals in needs as the result of the disaster.

The governor hereby certifies that is the authorized representative of the State to receive such donations on behalf of the State and to execute certifications, agreements, and other necessary documents with regard thereto.

Article 3. Reimbursement : Reimbursement for approved costs shall be made npon the presentation by the State of duly executed vouchers in quadruplicate ( L'nited States Government Standard Form 1034, accompanied by itemized and substantiated documentation which evidence the indebtedness incurred. Such documentation should include the original and one copy of each paid invoice, payroll, or other document which served as the basis for each disbursement.

Article 4. Advances : In the event State statutes do not allow the advance of State funds to local governments therein to meet emergency requirements or when the fiscal situation of the State is such as to require supplementation, advances of funds may be made when requested by the State. All funds advanced are subject to the following agreements and certifications :

(a) That the funds will be deposited in a separate fund or account subject to withdrawal only upon certification of the authorized representative of the Governor;

(b) That the Government will be advised as to the location of the depositors and the depository will be advised that the fund or account will be open to complete examination or audit by representatives of the Federal Civil Defense Administration or the General Accounting Office of the United States at all times during normal business hours ;

(C) That no funds will be disbursed from the fund or account for other than porojects approved by the Federal Civil Defense Administration and the governor, or his authorized representative:

1) That no disbursement will be made from the fund or account for any project in excess of the amount approred by the said parties ;

1) That, as a project is completed and payment made from the fund for costs approved for that project, the State will furnish for such amounts duly executed rouchers in quadruplicate on United States Government standard form 1034 accompanied by an itemization of the number, date, payee, amount of each check, and a brief description of the purpose for which drawn, supported by the original ind one copy of each paid invoice, payroll or other document which served as the basis for each disbursement.

1) That any and all funds in excess of actual expenditures approved by said [arties, and any interest aceruing or received in connection with such account

and deposits thereto, will be refunded by the State to the Federal Civil Defense Administration by check drawn payable to the Treasurer of the United States.

(9) The State will establish and maintain accounting records which will contain, for each approved project application for which funds are advanced, (i) the amount of funds made available, (ii) amount of funds disbursed to date, and (iii) check number, amount, date, payee, and brief description of each disbursement.

The request shall also designate the State official responsible for the custody of the fund and provide assurance of satisfactory bond if other than a bonded official is designated. A separate request will be furnished for each approved project application for which an advance of funds is required.

Article 5. Liability: The Federal Government shall not be liable for any claim based upon the exercise or performance of or the failure to exercise or perform a discretionary function or duty on the part of a Federal agency or an employee of the Government in carrying out the provisions of this agreement.

Article 6. Officials not to benefit: No Member of or Delegate to Congress, or Resident Commissioner, shall be admitted to any share or part of this contract or to any benefit that may arise therefrom.

In witness whereof the parties hereto have executed this agreement as of the day and year above written.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL

CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATION,
By

Regional Administrator, Region -
STATE OF

By

Governor. (Sample copy ] FEDERAL-STATE DISASTER AGREEMENT-SUPPLEMENT No. 1 This supplemental agreement entered into this day of

195.-, by and between the United States of America, hereinafter called the Government, acting by and through the regional administrator, Federal Civil Defense Administration and the State of

hereinafter called the State, acting by and through its governor.

WITNESSETH

That whereas the Government and the State entered into an agreement dated

195_-, covering terms of Federal assistance and expenditure of Federal funds under authority of Public Law 875, 81st Congress, as amended, in providing Federal assistance to supplement State and local efforts as a result of the (type of disaster, i. e., flood, fire, tornado, etc.) of (date of disaster); and

Whereas the initial allocation of $------ authorized by the President has been increased by him on (date of Presidential action on increase) ;

Now, therefore, pursuant to such authority, the said parties, in consideration of the mutual promises herein expressed, covenant and agree to and with each other as follows:

(a) That the sum of $-. ---- set out in said agreement of (date of original and/or previous agreement) be revised to $

(total amount available to State).

(0) That all other provisions of the said agreement of (date of original and/or previous agreement) remain applicable.

In witness whereof the parties hereto have executed this supplemental agreps ment as of the day and year above written.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL.

CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATION,

By

Regional Administrator, Region
STATE OF
By

Governor. Mr. AITKEN. In addition, gentlemen, I should like to offer for the record copies of our disaster orders Nos. 1 and 2, and amendments thereto, that we used in coordinating this past disaster.

(The material referred to follows:)

FEDERAL CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATION

FCDA-DO-1

August 20, 1955 DISASTER ORDER No. 1 Assignment of disaster relief responsibilities to the Secretaries of Defense, Commerce, Agriculture, Health, Education, and Welfare, the Administrators of General Services Administration and Housing and Home Finance Agency.

Pursuant to the authority contained in Public Law 875, 81st Congress, as amended, and Executive Order 10427, dated January 16, 1953; and in order to provide an orderly and continuing means of assistance by the Federal Government to States and local governments in carrying out their responsibilities to alleviate suffering and damage resulting from the major disasters in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. It is hereby ordered:

A. ASSIGNMENTS 1. The Secretary of Defense will be responsible for

(a) Performing on public or private lands protective and other work essential for the preservation of life and property ;

(b) Debris and wreckage clearance;

(c) Emergency repair to and temporary replacement of public facilities, except as reserved herein to other Federal agencies. 2. The Secretary of Commerce will be responsible for

(a) Determination of damage to industrial facilities;

(6) Extending aid for the repair or reconstruction of highways and bridges on primary or secondary Federal-aid highway systems, the national

system of interstate highways, and on the urban system. 3. The Secretary of Agriculture will be responsible for

(a) Inspection of meat and meat food products;

(b) Providing scientific personnel skilled in physical, biological, chemical, engineering, and veterinary medicine;

(c) Providing feed for livestock in accordance with Public Law 115, 83d Congress;

(d) Utilization of commodities acquired under price-support programs. 4. The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare will be responsible for

(a) Providing medical, nursing, and other professional and technical personnel to assist in emergency medical care and control of communicable diseases; to assist in the maintenance of an adequate and safe supply of water; safe food supplies; sanitary waste disposal ; adequate refuse disposal facilities; and control of insects and rodents; to investigate epidemics and determine procedure for curtailment thereof;

(b) Providing assistance to the survivors of victims of the disaster and prompt settlement of claims of such survivors for OASI benefits;

(c) Providing assistance to States in planning for the health and welfare services for children;

(d) Providing assistance to State and local officials for continuity, maintenance, and operation of schools and establishment of improvised schools. 5. The Administrator of the General Services Administration will be responsible for

(a) Providing supplies from Federal common-use items;

(b) Providing assistance and advice to the States and local government for the preservation, repair, and restoration of essential records, documents, and mail and file services;

(c) Providing temporary storage and issue facilities. 6. The Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency will be responsible for providing temporary housing and other emergency shelter.

B. GENERAL PROVISIONS 1. Assignments under this order shall be under the general direction and coordination of the Federal Civil Defense Administrator. Field activities performed under these assignments shall be under the general direction and coordination of the regional administrators of FCDA.

2. The departments and agencies having primary responsibilities in the measures assigned herein shall coordinate their activities directly with other Federal departments and agencies having similar or related assignments.

3. In carrying out these assignments, the authority conferred upon the departments and agencies is supplementary to statutory authority conferred or funds provided under any other law.

4. This order is not intended to affect any agreements with, or responsibilities of, the American National Red Cross.

5. Periodic reports of progress shall be submitted as requested. This order shall take effect on August 20, 1955.

VAL PETERSON.

FEDERAL CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATION

Battle Creek, Mich.

FCDA-DO-2 August 31, 1951

DISASTER ORDER No. 2.--PROVIDING FOR THE REPORTING OF EXCESS AND SURPLUS

FEDERAL PROPERTY TO THE ADMINISTRATOR OF GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION AND ASSIGNING OF DISASTER RELIEF FUNCTIONS TO THE ADMINISTRATOR OF GENERAL SERVICES

Pursuant to the authority contained in Public Law 875, S1st Congress, as amended, and Executive Order 10427, dated January 16, 1953 : and in order to provide an orderly and continuing means of assistance by the Federal Government to States and local governments in carrying out their responsibilities to alleviate suffering and damage resulting from the major disasters in Massa chusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, each Federal agency as defined herein is directed to:

A. Assignment of disaster relief responsibility to the Administrator of the General Services Administration.

The Administrator of the General Services Administration will be responsible for locating and determining the availability of equipment and supplies surplus to the needs of the Federal Government which may be used or distributed to States for the restoration of public facilities and essential rehabilitation of individuals in need as a result of the disaster. Reports to the Federal Civil Defense Administration will be made as requested.

B. Each Federal agency as defined herein will be responsible for :

1. Immediate reporting to the Administrator of the General Services Administration of excess and surplus property held by the agency and reasonably usable for disaster relief purposes, irrespective of whether such property is required to be reported under rules and regulations of the General Services Administration.

2. Each Federal agency as defined herein shall make disposals of reported surplus property under the requirements of this order at the direction of the General Services Administration. All disposals of property for disaster relief under this order shall be without compensation; and all transfers of property under this order between Federal agencies for the purpose of making disposals for disaster relief purposes shall be without compensation.

C. Declaration of surplus property by the Administrator of General Services Administration under this order.

The Administrator of the General Services Administration shall, in his consideration of whether such property is necessary or required by the Federal estab. lishment, for the purposes of determining Federal property to be surplus to the needs of the Federal Government, make or withhold his determination of the property being surplus to the needs of the Federal Government in keeping with the spirit and the policy of the Congress in its enactment of Public Law 875, 81st Congress, and particularly subsection 3 (c) thereof; as amended by Public Law 134, 83d Congress.

D. Federal agency as used in this order means any department, independent establishment, Government corporation, or other agency of the executive branch of the Federal Government; except, however, it shall not include the American National Red Cross. E. This order takes effect August 20, 1955.

VAL PETERSON, Administrator.

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