Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Federal Mass Care/Housing/Human Services ESF

Code: TH-1500.1800-500

Federal government departments and agencies that have primary responsibility for or a support role in providing sheltering, feeding and emergency first aid; distributing relief supplies to disaster victims and relief workers; providing assistance relating to the long and short-term housing needs of victims; and operating a system of welfare inquiry following an incident of national significance (ESF #6). Primary agencies with responsibilities relative to this function include the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA and the American Red Cross.

See Also:

Post Disaster Food Services (TH-2600.6450)

Disaster Survivor Inquiries (TH-2600.1800)

Mass Care Shelters (TH-2600.1580-500)

Emergency Shelter (BH-1800)

Emergency Food (BD-1800)