Response to Hurricane Katrina

Secretary Chertoff testified about funding for FEMA and the agency’s ability to provide relief to victims of Hurricane… read more

Secretary Chertoff testified about funding for FEMA and the agency’s ability to provide relief to victims of Hurricane Katrina. He said that inadequate funding had hampered federal responses to the disaster, which had overwhelmed the agency and department. Secretary Chertoff pledged to “retool FEMA . . . so that it can fulfill its historic and critical mission supporting response and recovery.” He also talked about the role and responsibilities of the Homeland Security Department in times of national disaster. close

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Response to Hurricane Katrina

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Program ID:
189416-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 19, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 22, 2005

Airing Details

  • Oct 19, 2005 | 8:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2005 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 22, 2005 | 2:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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