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Disaster : Hurricane Katrina and the failure of Homeland Security

Autor: Christopher Cooper; Robert Block
Editorial: New York : Times Books, ©2006.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Inglés (eng) : 1st edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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When Hurricane Katrina roared ashore August 29, 2005, federal and state officials were not prepared for the devastation it would bring--despite all the drills, exercises, and warnings. In this exposé, journalists Cooper and Block show that the flaws go much deeper than out-of-touch federal bureaucrats or overwhelmed local politicians. Drawing on interviews with federal, state, and local officials, they take readers  Leer más
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Tipo de material: Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Christopher Cooper; Robert Block
ISBN: 0805081305 9780805081305
Número OCLC: 70063077
Descripción: xvii, 333 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contenido: pt. 1. Prelude to disaster. The perfect storm ; Water pork ; A mountain of failure ; Homeland insecurity --
pt. 2. Catastrophe. The big one ; The undodged bullet ; Stranded in New Orleans ; Promises, promises ; Getting control --
pt. 3. Flotsam and jetsam. The blame game ; Do it yourself ; Reindeer games ; A civic responsibility.
Responsabilidad: Christopher Cooper, Robert Block.
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When Hurricane Katrina roared ashore August 29, 2005, federal and state officials were not prepared for the devastation it would bring--despite all the drills, exercises, and warnings. In this exposé, journalists Cooper and Block show that the flaws go much deeper than out-of-touch federal bureaucrats or overwhelmed local politicians. Drawing on interviews with federal, state, and local officials, they take readers inside the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security to reveal the inexcusable mismanagement during Hurricane Katrina--the bad decisions, the facts that were ignored, the individuals who saw that the system was broken but were unable to fix it. America's top emergency response officials had long known that a calamitous hurricane was likely to hit New Orleans, but that seems to have had little effect on planning or execution. This book is a wake-up call to all Americans about how vulnerable we remain.--From publisher description.

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