TITLE

On FEMA's front line

AUTHOR(S)
ROBERTS, MARY ROSE
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Jan2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author relates her renewed trust on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). She recalls that when the 9/11 attack on New York's Twin Towers happened, she was in Chicago's AT&T building, and wondered why if Chicago's search and rescue team would be able to help her if the city was also attacked. She opines that FEMA had been unprepared during the hurricane Katrina and 9/11. On the other hand, she has all praises for Tim Manning, FEMA's deputy administrator for protection and national preparedness.
ACCESSION #
57578208

 

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