Mission Assignment
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Mission Assignment

The vehicle used by the Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Preparedness and Response/Federal Emergency Management Agency to support federal operations in a Stafford Act major disaster or emergency declaration that orders immediate, short-term emergency response assistance when an applicable state or local government is overwhelmed by the event and lacks the capability to perform, or contract for, the necessary work.

Mission Assignment

The mechanism used to support Federal operations in a Stafford Act major disaster or emergency declaration.  It orders immediate, short-term emergency response assistance when an applicable State or local government is overwhelmed by the event and lacks the capability to perform, or contract for, the necessary work.

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Mission Assignment has been defined 2 different ways in documents like Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, National Response Framework Glossary and Acronyms.

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