Newsmakers with Craig Fugate
Craig Fugate talked about the function, budget, and oversight of FEMA, (the Federal Emergency Management Agency), and how the agency has… read more
Craig Fugate talked about the function, budget, and oversight of FEMA, (the Federal Emergency Management Agency), and how the agency has changed since Hurricane Katrina. After he left, the reporters discussed his answers with the host.
FEMA was created in 1978 by President Jimmy Carter. After the September 11, 2011, attacks on New York and Washington, the agency in 2003 was absorbed into the new Department of Homeland Security. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Strohm, Chris Correspondent CongressDaily->Homeland Security
- Tilove, Jonathan Correspondent New Orleans Times-Picayune
Witnesses spoke about the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) reform efforts since Hurricane…
FEMA Response to Gustav
Marko Bourne talked about the federal response to Hurricane Gustav, which came ashore Monday as a category 2 storm, in…
FEMA's Response to Midwest Floods
Marko Bourne talked about FEMA’s response to the recent flooding in the Midwest, response readiness, the…
Emergency Management Issues
Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Paulison was interviewed about Hurricane Katrina and the preparations…