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A performance review of FEMA's disaster management activities in response to Hurricane Katrina

Author: Richard L Skinner; Marcia Moxey Hodges; United States. Department of Homeland Security. Office of Inspector General.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Dept. of Homeland Security, Office of Inspections and Special Reviews, [2006]
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"[The report reviews] FEMA's activities in response to Hurricane Katrina, which details FEMA's responsibilities for three of the four major phases of disaster management - preparedness, response, and recovery - during the first five weeks of the federal response. In addition, [the contributors] evaluated FEMA's preparedness and readiness efforts over the past ten years to determine its organizational capability and  Read more...
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United States. Dept. of Homeland Security. Office of Inspector General.
Performance review of FEMA's disaster management activities in response to Hurricane Katrina.
[Washington, D.C.] : Dept. of Homeland Security, Office of Inspections and Special Reviews, [2006]
(OCoLC)623736532
Online version:
United States. Dept. of Homeland Security. Office of Inspections and Special Reviews.
performance review of FEMA's disaster management activities in response to Hurricane Katrina.
(OCoLC)85868877
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Skinner; Marcia Moxey Hodges; United States. Department of Homeland Security. Office of Inspector General.
OCLC Number: 68194384
Notes: Cover title.
Shipping list no.: 2007-0065-P.
"March 2006."
"OIG-06-32."
Description: [6], 210 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Executive summary --
Background --
Results of review --
Difficulty adapting to new response plans --
FEMA provided record levels of support but delivery structure needs improvement --
FEMA needs to improve readiness --
Future considerations --
Management comments and OIG analysis
Responsibility: Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General.

Abstract:

"[The report reviews] FEMA's activities in response to Hurricane Katrina, which details FEMA's responsibilities for three of the four major phases of disaster management - preparedness, response, and recovery - during the first five weeks of the federal response. In addition, [the contributors] evaluated FEMA's preparedness and readiness efforts over the past ten years to determine its organizational capability and posture prior to Hurricane Katrina"--Executive summary.

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