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TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 385: The Legal Definitions of “First Responder” explores the definition of “first responders.” The report also contains an analysis of grants available from the federal government to aid state and local governmental entities in preparing for and responding to natural or man-made disasters and emergencies.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2013. The Legal Definitions of “First Responder”. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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