The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute's senior fellow for national security and homeland security comments on numerous ways to improve federal, state, and local emergency-preparedness plans, policies, and programs.
At a time when so many agencies at all levels of government were less prepared than they should have been, the American Red Cross responded immediately, effectively, and in force to save lives, provide food, shelter, and clothing for evacuees.
The former White House advisor discusses the hurricane recovery and response operations, the implications for a DHS reorganization--and for the possible use of the military to cope with future disasters--and the role of the private sector.
How a disaster medical-assistance team from San Diego deployed immediately to Baton Rouge, then to New Orleans, to provide help to the helpless citizens of the Crescent City in their time of maximum peril.
DomPrep's publisher discusses the impact of Hurricane Katrina, several changes and upgrades in the IMR Goup' domestic-preparedness publications, and the company's roadmap to an even more productive future.
An analysis of what went right and wrong in the preparation for and response to Hurricane Katrina. The authors' recommendation: Stop the blame game, and appoint a national commission that can salvage some long-term gains out of a massive disaster.