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Main Title A failure of initiative : final report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina /
CORP Author United States. Congress. House. Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina.
Publisher U.S. G.P.O. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.,
Year Published 2006
Stock Number 052-071-01438-1
OCLC Number 65429420
ISBN 9780160754258; 0160754259
Subjects Hurricane Katrina, 2005 ; Emergency management--Gulf States--Evaluation ; Disaster relief--Gulf States--Evaluation ; Intergovernmental cooperation--United States--Evaluation ; Disaster Planning--organization & administration ; Disasters ; Disasters--prevention & control ; Emergencies ; Relief Work--organization & administration ; United States Government Agencies ; Southeastern United States
Additional Subjects United States--Federal Emergency Management Agency--Evaluation
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKAM  HV636.U7 2006 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 04/21/2006
Collation xi, 569 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Not distributed in microfiche. Shipping list no.: 2006-0164-P. "February 15, 2006." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Preface -- Executive summary of findings -- Investigation overview -- Background -- Pre-landfall preparation and Katrina's impact -- Hurricane Pam -- Levees -- Evacuation -- The national framework for emergency management -- FEMA preparedness -- Communications -- Command and control -- The military -- Law enforcement -- Medical care -- Shelter and housing -- Logistics and contracting -- Charitable organizations -- Conclusion. The results of the official Congressional investigation into the government's preparation for and response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.