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A Failure of Initiative: Supplemental Report and Document Annex, March 16, 2006

Title:
A Failure of Initiative: Supplemental Report and Document Annex, March 16, 2006
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052-071-01439-0
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9780160757822
Description

Supplementary report to the final Hurricane Katrina Federal response report, A Failure of Initiative [Print] [eBook]. Issued on March 16, 2006, by the House of Representatives Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina, this supplemental report details the issues and conclusions of the Committee in regards to getting responses to their inquiries from former Undersecretary Michael Brown of FEMA regarding his and the George W. Bush Administration's response to Hurricane Katrina. 

Includes excerpts from Brown's testimony that, in the opinion of the Committee, demonstrate Brown's "deliberate decision to ignore the Homeland Security National Response Plan (NRP) as well as "raise serious questions about the performance of the White House and Secretary Chertoff" in responding to the hurricane.

Union Calendar No. 216. House of Representatives Report 109-396, 109th Congress, 2nd Session.

Table of Contents

Former Undersecretary Michael Brown's communications with White House Officials, including the President, reflected a disregard for the procedures of the National Response Plan........1

I. Introduction.............................................1

II. Brown Deliberately Ignored the National Response Plan............2

Additional views submitted by the Select Committee on behalf of Representative Charlie Melancon and Representative William Jefferson........7

Document Annex.................................11

Audience

Political scientists, policy advocates, emergency management response teams, disaster recovery specialists, fire safety crews, and technical support staff may be interested in this volume. Additionally, students pursuing coursework in emergency management, disaster planning and policies, mitigation planning and policy strategies, National Guard training, and disaster preparedness and response training may be interested in this volume for reference examples and research during Hurricane Katrina.
 

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USA Price:
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Publisher:
House, Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina
Year/Pages:
2006: 492 p.
Notes:
Supplement to 052-071-01438-1, which is sold separately.
Key Phrases:
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Emergency Management
  • Hurricanes
  • Gulf States
  • Failure of Initiative
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Cover:
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Subject Bibliography:
141
Unit of Issue (US):
1
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Item available Date:
03/16/2006
Last Status Update:
08/11/2017
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