The Next Big Disaster: Is the Private Sector Prepared?

This hearing reviewed lessons learned from previous man-made and natural disasters and how to improve preparedness activities to maintain… read more

This hearing reviewed lessons learned from previous man-made and natural disasters and how to improve preparedness activities to maintain economic sustainability after a disaster strikes. This hearing specifically addressed improving private sector integration in preparedness activities at all levels of government. This hearing was a broad overview that will provide the opportunity to air innovative ideas and collect emerging themes. These themes included information and technology issues, improving critical infrastructure protection and improving public-private partnerships. 

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Member Statements

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Witnesses

Panel 1

Stephen Jordan

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Senior Vice President and Executive Director

Business Civic Leadership Center

Jack Harrald, Ph.D.

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Chair, Disaster Roundtable

National Academy of Science

Stephen Flynn, Ph.D.

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President

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The Next Big Disaster: Is the Private Sector Prepared?

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Program ID:
13039-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
342, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States