COE ER 500-1-1
CIVIL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||30 September 2001|
Purpose. This regulation prescribes policies for the Civil Emergency Management (CEM) Program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) under the authorities of 33 U.S.C. 701n (commonly referred to as Public Law (PL) 84-99); the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.) (The Stafford Act); Army Regulation (AR) 500-60, Disaster Relief; and Engineer Regulation (ER) 1130-2-530, Flood Control Operations and Maintenance Policies.
Applicability. This regulation applies to HQUSACE elements, Major Subordinate Commands (MSC's), districts, laboratories, the 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), and other field operating activities (FOA) of USACE. This regulation is applicable in the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and the territories of the United States unless provided otherwise by law. For instance, activities governed by the Stafford Act also apply to the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.