TITLE

Real Fixer-Upper

AUTHOR(S)
Morris, Gary
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Dec2005, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents disaster response recommendations to the United States administration and Congress. Congress should separate the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The FEMA should be returned to a Cabinet-level position, acquiring direct access to the president of the US. Experienced emergency management professionals should be appointed. FEMA should be given the authority to manage federal emergency response.
ACCESSION #
19467178

 

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