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Hurricane Katrina : a nation still unprepared : special report of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, together with additional views.

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Publisher: Washington : U.S. G.P.O. ; For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2006.
Series: United States.; Congress.; Senate.; Report
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Special report of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, together with additional views."--T.p.
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United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Hurricane Katrina.
Washington : U.S. G.P.O. ; For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2006
(OCoLC)776005073
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
ISBN: 0160767490 9780160767494
OCLC Number: 77456959
Notes: At head of title: Special report.
Shipping list no.: 2007-0009-S.
Description: v, 732 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Narrative. --
Hurricane Katrina : indicators of impact --
Hurricanes and the Gulf Coast --
Katrina strikes --
Hurricane Katrina : timeline of key events --
pt. 2. Analysis. --
Emergency management : Louisiana --
Emergency management : Mississippi --
"Hurricane Pam" : warning flag for Katrina --
Effects of environmental and engineering changes --
Levees : who's in charge? --
"The New Orleans scenario" : state and local preparations --
Federal preparations --
Department of Homeland Security --
The Federal Emergency Management Agency --
Government response : the role of the White House --
Pre-storm evacuations --
Why the New Orleans levees failed --
Communication voids --
Lack of situational awareness --
Protecting infrastructure; public communication; role of the media --
Search and rescue --
Post-landfall evacuation --
Logistics --
Medical assistance --
Public safety and security --
Military operations --
Failures in national response plan : unified command --
FEMA waste and fraud --
pt. 3. Results. --
Overview : conclusions and findings --
Findings --
Recommendations.
Series Title: United States.; Congress.; Senate.; Report
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"Special report of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, together with additional views."--T.p.

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