Hurricane Preparedness: Urban Search and Rescue

A hearing, titled “Hurricane Katrina: Urban Search and Rescue in a Catastrophe,” was held to explore the search and rescue… read more

A hearing, titled “Hurricane Katrina: Urban Search and Rescue in a Catastrophe,” was held to explore the search and rescue operations in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. Witnesses testified about breakdowns in the systems and structures in place that were intended to assist in search-and-rescue operations. Mr. Lokey testified that the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied a request from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for 300 rubber rafts the day prior to the hurricane. close

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  • Bayard, Tim Division Commander New Orleans Police Department->Vice and Narcotics Division
  • LaCaze, Keith Assistant Administrator Louisiana->Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
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Hurricane Preparedness: Urban Search and Rescue

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Program ID:
190960-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 31, 2006

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  • Jan 30, 2006 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 30, 2006 | 9:52pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 2006 | 5:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 2006 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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