2017 Hurricane Disaster Lessons

Federal and state officials testified at a hearing on lessons learned from 2017 disasters resulting from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in Texas,… read more

2017 Hurricane Disaster Lessons Federal and state officials testified at a hearing on lessons learned from 2017 disasters resulting from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. FEMA Administrator Brock Long, discussed areas for change that include the reduction of regulations and excessive bureaucracy at all levels of government, and said his agency should become more of what he called “a block-granting agency” to fund disaster response. Members also heard from state emergency management officials from Texas and Florida, as well as a government official from Puerto Rico who discussed the response and recovery efforts following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. close

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Program ID:
442612-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
HVC-210, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2018 | 10:39am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 23, 2018 | 11:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 15, 2018 | 10:39am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Mar 16, 2018 | 3:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2018 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 17, 2018 | 12:38am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 20, 2018 | 5:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 20, 2018 | 1:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 23, 2018 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2018 | 11:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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