MUTUAL AID IS THE PARTAGE OF stocks, equipment, personnel, information or other resources across political borders. This will be achieved effectively through adherence to mutual assistance agreements. After Hurricane Andrew in 1992, Congress approved the Emergence Management Assistance Pact (EMAC), passed in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (Table 1▶). shared as part of Hurricane Katrina`s response and recovery efforts. Hurricane Katrina triggered a flow of personnel, equipment and assistance from other countries to the affected areas; Epidemiologists and other public health experts helped identify and control public health risks in the aftermath of the storm. Other states continued to provide shelter, food, clothing and education to those who had to flee the area. Local mutual assistance agreement: neighbouring jurisdictions or organisations that include a formal request for assistance and generally cover a wider geographical area than automatic mutual assistance. Intergovernmental cooperation is made possible and facilitated by the objective of provisional national preparedness set out under Directive 8 on internal security, which sets as a national priority broader regional cooperation through mutual assistance agreements (Table 1▶). The cooperation agreements concluded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which aim to improve and improve public and local health care, promote the development of mutual assistance agreements as a preparatory instrument. Finally, Congress provided funding and instructed the DHHS Secretary to: 13 Although the DHHS Health Resources and Services Administration funds esAR-VHP development, states are responsible for the design, development and▶ management of what is intended as a national system of national emergency volunteer registry. Cross-border cooperation is an obvious part of the system. The Pandemic and All-Hazard Prevention Act, Public Law 109-417, is a new and important addition to the federal structure of mutual aid.
A consortium of states may be considered an eligible agency under the law, and Section 201 requires “a description of the mechanism that the company will implement for the use of the Emergency Management Support Pact or any other mutual assistance agreement for medical and public assistance.” These provisions, along with other provisions of the Mutual Assistance Agreements Act for the implementation of federal, national, local and tribal coordination and resource integration between these agencies, are strong evidence of the encouragement of mutual aid agreements by Congress. Contributions D. D. Taurus collected, collected and synthesized information on mutual assistance, conducted basic complementary legal research and evaluated and identified legal approaches to achieving effective mutual assistance, and wrote the article. A. A. Goodman played a key role in the design of the article framework and in the refinement of content through successive designs and revisions of analyses and texts.