Catastrophic Disaster Response

Witnesses testified testified about federal and local government responses to emergencies, and about ways to improve response time after… read more

Witnesses testified testified about federal and local government responses to emergencies, and about ways to improve response time after catastrophic disaster. Among the topics addressed were disaster relief and lessons learned from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) efforts following Hurricane Katrina. Of particular concern were temporary housing issues; communication and coordination between local, state, and federal government; and the proper role of FEMA in federal government responses to future disasters.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Joseph C. Becker Senior Vice President American Red Cross->Disaster Services
  • Russ Decker President International Association of Emergency Managers
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Catastrophic Disaster Response

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Program ID:
288057-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 27, 2009
Last Aired:
Dec 30, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jul 27, 2009 | 2:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 27, 2009 | 11:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 28, 2009 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 02, 2009 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 2009 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2009 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2009 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2009 | 11:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2009 | 3:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2009 | 4:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
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