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The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides direct temporary housing assistance in response to disasters primarily through a combination of travel trailers and manufactured homes and for a period of up to 18 months.
Wildland fires are increasingly threatening communities and ecosystems. In recent years, they have become more intense due to excess vegetation that has accumulated, partly as a result of past suppression efforts.
GAO discussed its findings on nursing home care in California, focusing on: (1) care problems identified in recent state and federal quality reviews that California conducted in the last 2 or 3 years; (2) obstacles to federal and state efforts to identify care problems; and (3) implementation of federal...