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  • 2009 Hurricane Preparedness
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    2009 Hurricane Preparedness

    Witnesses testified about government plans and preparations for the 2009 hurricane season. The hurricane forecast called for approximately 14 storms, with up to 7 reaching hurricane…

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  • Federal Emergency Management Agency Reform
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    Federal Emergency Management Agency Reform

    Two homeland security subcommittees held a joint hearing on progress made in reforming the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Topics included national security and eliminating fraud and…

    104 views
  • Homeland Security Grant Program
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    Homeland Security Grant Program

    Secretary Chertoff announced the fiscal year 2007 Homeland Security Grant Program and the new rules for distributing the grants. Topics included incentive grants, funds for state and local…

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  • National Guard and Reserves Operations
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    National Guard and Reserves Operations

    The commission held a hearing to examine proposed changes in the organization and resource allocation of the National Guard and Reserves. Legislative proposals focused on increasing the…

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  • AntiTerrorism Funding
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    Anti-Terrorism Funding

    The House Committee on Homeland Security holds a hearing to examine the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) process of awarding anti-terrorism grants. Recently announced funding levels…

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  • Hurricane Preparedness
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    Hurricane Preparedness

    Undersecretary Foresman talks about the federal government’s emergency preparedness plans and procedures to respond to hurricanes in the upcoming season that began June 1st. He also…

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  • National Guard and Reserves Emergency Response
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    National Guard and Reserves Emergency Response

    Military reserve and National Guard officials testified about the current and future roles of the National Guard and reserves in homeland defense, homeland security, and disaster response.

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  • Homeland Security Nominations
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    Homeland Security Nominations

    The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs concluded hearings on the nominations of George W. Foresman, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary for Preparedness, and…

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  • 2004 Election Procedures
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    2004 Election Procedures

    Commissioners reviewed reforms and election procedures implemented since the 2000 general election, results of site visits to polling stations, provisional voting, and election monitoring.

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  • Disaster Preparedness
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    Disaster Preparedness

    Participants talked about responses to national and local emergencies and major disasters. Among the topics they addressed were cooperation between agencies and the federal and local…

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  • Domestic Response Capabilities Report
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    Domestic Response Capabilities Report

    Members of a commission on national security and terrorism, commonly referred to as the Gilmore commission, talked to reporters about their final report on emergency preparedness and…

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  • Emergency Preparedness
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    Emergency Preparedness

    Witnesses testified about emergency preparedness in the District of Columbia and the Washington metropolitan area. Among the issues they addressed were responses to terrorist attacks on…

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  • Biological Terrorism Preparedness
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    Biological Terrorism Preparedness

    Panelists talked about recommendations on bioterrorism, health, medical and other issues for the final report on domestic preparedness to be given to President Bush.

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  • Terrorism and National Security
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    Terrorism and National Security

    Mr. Foresman spoke about domestic terrorist threats and the ability of state and local agencies to respond to those threats. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

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