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United States Fire Administration: An Overview

Topics: Emergency Management,

This Congressional Research Service report provides the history of the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) and discusses the responsibilities and activities of the USFA including the National Fire Academy (NFA) and the authorizations the USFA has under federal law. The report also discusses appropriations for the USFA over the past few years, starting in 2013, noting that the proposed appropriations has consistently decreased each year. In this section there are details on how the money was or would be spent and what cuts would be made. The report concludes with issues for Congress to consider concerning the USFA.

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