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  • Disaster Insurance Issues
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    Disaster Insurance Issues

    A joint hearing was held on public and private insurance practices in the wake of the 2005 hurricanes. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was examined as were the interactions…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Report
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    Hurricane Katrina Report

    Representative Gene Taylor, chairman of the Katrina Task Force, released a report with recommendations from the task force. He outlined several of the findings and persistent problems left…

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  • Natural Disasters and Homeowners Insurance
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    Natural Disasters and Homeowners Insurance

    Insurance company executives and others testifed about the effects of natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina on the U.S. insurance markets for homeowners and whether that market is…

    187 views
  • Hurricane Insurance Claims
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    Hurricane Insurance Claims

    The House Democratic Caucus Katrina Task Force held a Town Hall Meeting in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, to discuss the complications resulting from unpaid insurance claims and frustrations…

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  • Hurricane Recovery on the Gulf Coast
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    Hurricane Recovery on the Gulf Coast

    Representative Taylor talked by telephone from Bay St. Louis about lessons learned from the federal and state response to Hurricane Katrina. He also responded to telephone calls.

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  • Fraud and Waste in Hurricane Katrina Relief Claims
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    Fraud and Waste in Hurricane Katrina Relief Claims

    Witnesses testified about various cases of waste, fraud, and abuse of federal funds in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. They also focused on a General Accountability Office report on the…

    319 views
  • Federal Hurricane Response Report
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    Federal Hurricane Response Report

    Committee members commented on the Federal Hurricane Response Report. Topics included disaster preparations, communication lapses, the cost of relief operations, rebuilding levees, housing,…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Response in Louisiana
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    Hurricane Katrina Response in Louisiana

    A hearing was held on preparedness and response by the State of Louisiana to Hurricane Katrina. Two panels testified about emergency responses to Hurricane Katrina, the status of recovery…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Preparedness
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    Hurricane Katrina Preparedness

    The Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina held a hearing, titled “Hurricane Katrina: Preparedness and Response by the State of…

    438 views
  • National Flood Insurance Program Management
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    National Flood Insurance Program Management

    The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity conducted an oversight hearing of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Witnesses testified about issues related to…

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  • Rebuilding Highway and Transit Infrastructure
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    Rebuilding Highway and Transit Infrastructure

    In an oversight hearing, State and local transportation officials from three Gulf Coast States testified on the extent of infrastructure damages and the progress of repairs in the aftermath…

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  • Response to Hurricane Katrina
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    Response to Hurricane Katrina

    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…

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  • Small Businesses and Hurricane Katrina
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    Small Businesses and Hurricane Katrina

    The House Small Business Committee held a hearing to discuss efforts to rebuild the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast. Members of the committee considered whether policy changes were needed to help…

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  • Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina Morning
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    Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina, Morning

    In a morning session of hearings, Mr. Brown testified about federal, state and local responses to Hurricane Katrina. In his testimony he placed blame for inadequate relief and recovery efforts on…

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  • Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina Afternoon
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    Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina, Afternoon

    In the first afternoon portion of hearings, Mr. Brown testified about federal, state and local responses to Hurricane Katrina. In his testimony he placed blame for inadequate relief and recovery…

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  • Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina Afternoon
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    Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina, Afternoon

    In the final afternoon portion of hearings, Mr. Brown testified about federal, state and local responses to Hurricane Katrina. In his testimony he placed blame for inadequate relief and recovery…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Response Investigation
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    Hurricane Katrina Response Investigation

    Representative Taylor talked about the federal response to Hurricane Katrina and disaster relief efforts. He lost his home in the Hurricane and his district - which included Gulfport -- was hit hard by…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Aftermath Expenses
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    Hurricane Katrina Aftermath Expenses

    Democratic members of Congress spoke to reporters about Hurricane Katrina response and rebuilding efforts. They criticized the initial hurricane relief efforts and the leadership of…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Relief Operations
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    Hurricane Katrina Relief Operations

    Outside of the 28th Street Elementary School in Gulfport, President Bush spoke to reporters about hurricane response efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. He talked about the…

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