National Response Framework Overview

  • National Response Framework Overview
    • ESF and Support Annexes Coordinating Federal Assistance In Support of the National Response Framework
    • Department of Homeland Security
    • January 2008
    • 68 pages
    • Public
    • Retrieved from

This document was developed expressly for emergency management practitioners as an overview of the process, roles, and responsibilities for requesting and providing all forms of Federal assistance. This overview also presents a summary of each of the 15 Emergency Support Function Annexes and 8 Support Annexes including their purpose, capabilities, membership, and concept of operations. The complete annexes are contained in the online NRF Resource Center.

For further information on how the Nation conducts incident response, refer to the National Response Framework.

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