Natural Disaster Preparedness

In the aftermath of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan and a tornado outbreak in the U.S, the Senate Commerce Committee held a… read more

In the aftermath of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan and a tornado outbreak in the U.S, the Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on natural disaster preparedness. Topics included global warming and weather patterns, funding and communication improvements for first responders, new satellite technology funding, and insurance issues with natural disasters.  close

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  • Clint Dawson Professor University of Texas at Austin->Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
  • William H. Hooke Director American Meteorological Society->Atmospheric Policy
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Natural Disaster Preparedness

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Program ID:
299305-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 3, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2011

Airing Details

  • May 03, 2011 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 04, 2011 | 12:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 04, 2011 | 8:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 2011 | 9:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2011 | 4:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2011 | 5:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2011 | 9:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 05, 2011 | 10:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2011 | 3:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2011 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 08, 2011 | 5:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 09, 2011 | 11:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2011 | 12:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2011 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2011 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 6:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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