Sinking feeling

Matthews, Ryan
October 2005
Progressive Grocer;10/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 14, p54
Trade Publication
Expresses views on the response of the U.S. government to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Contributions made by several supermarkets to the disaster relief efforts; Reaction to the failure of the Federal Emergency Management Administration to prepare for the storm one week before its landfall; Factors to consider in conducting disaster relief operations.


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