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Disaster manual

Author: United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Food Distribution Division.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Service, Food Distribution Division, [2005]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : English : Updated September 2005
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The manual provides practical steps for distributing USDA donated commodities in response to disasters and situations of distress. It does not address non-commodity food assistance, such as disaster food stamps and private donations, although it recognizes that coordination is needed between these types of assistance. Part I of this manual provides a general overview of the commodity response. Part II discusses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Food Distribution Division.
OCLC Number: 190844311
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed on Jan. 15, 2008).
"August 2004."
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) commodity program disaster manual
FNS commodity program disaster manual
Responsibility: Food & Nutrition Service, Food Distribution Division.

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The manual provides practical steps for distributing USDA donated commodities in response to disasters and situations of distress. It does not address non-commodity food assistance, such as disaster food stamps and private donations, although it recognizes that coordination is needed between these types of assistance. Part I of this manual provides a general overview of the commodity response. Part II discusses preparing for this response ahead of time. Part III addresses the actual steps FNS takes when asked to donate commodities. Part IV addresses commodity replacement and reporting requirements.

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