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Disaster Services Section

The three programs that the Disaster Services Section are responsible for are supporting counties' mass care and shelter programs in California,state andfederal grant recovery programs for individuals and households, and Emergency Repatriation. These program responsibilities are delegated to the Departmentthrough an Administrative Order from the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, issued under the authority of Executive Order W-9-91.

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The Department is one of twelve departments and one board under the umbrella of the
California Health and Human Services Agency CHHS.

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