- FEMA Administrator Fugate visits Mississippi to discuss Katrina recovery. // Jackson Advocate;8/27/2015, Vol. 77 Issue 47, p9B
The article focuses on Craig Fugate, administrator at the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), who traveled to Mississippi to meet with state and local officials to discuss emergency management and disaster preparedness in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina.
- National Disaster Response: GAO-08-369. // GAO Reports;2/27/2008, p1
Using lessons from the 2005 Gulf Coast hurricanes, the federal government released the National Response Framework (NRF) in January 2008. This report examines (1) why the primary role for mass care in the NRF shifted from the Red Cross to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and...
- Bridgeport, businesses talk storm preparedness. BISSELL, JENNIFER // Fairfield County Business Journal;2/11/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p2
The article focuses on the meeting of Bridgeport city officials, U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Connecticut business owners on February 4, 2013 to discuss storm preparation methods.
- Flood plain map meeting set. WALKER, JAMES // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);3/27/2013, Vol. 140 Issue 13, p1A
The article offers information on a meeting between the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and individual property owners with city officials in Burnet, Texas which will be held on April 8, 2013.
- Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Coordination between FEMA and the Red Cross Should Be Improved for the 2006 Hurricane Season: GAO-06-712. Fagnoni, Cynthia M. // GAO Reports;6/8/2006, p1
The Red Cross played a key role in providing relief to victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, mounting its largest ever disaster response. Under the National Response Plan, and its emergency support function-6 (ESF-6), the Red Cross and FEMA are tasked with working together to coordinate...
- FEMA is finally winning fans. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/11/94, Vol. 232 Issue 15, p14
Reports on Stanford University's applause on Federal Emergency Management Agency's decision to pay $44 million for repairs and upgrading at the Palo Alto campus. James Lee Witt as the person behind FEMA's new responsiveness; Local officials' view of FEMA before Witt's appointment; Approval by...
- Feds won't cover cost of housing refugees. Miller, Valerie // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);9/19/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 38, p13
Reports on the refusal by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to reimburse local housing authorities for the emergency housing for the evacuees from Hurricane Katrina who have already arrived in Las Vegas, Nevada, as of September 2005. Action taken by county officials regarding...
- Development aid meets community philanthropy. // Alliance;Sep2011, Vol. 16 Issue 3, pP10
The article discusses the meeting hosted by Aga Khan Foundation and Charles Steward Mott Foundation held in Johannesburg, South Africa which concluded that official development agencies need to put community philanthropy at the heart of local sustainability.
- Hurricane Katrina: Improving Federal Contracting Practices in Disaster Recovery Operations: GAO-06-714T. Woods, William T. // GAO Reports;5/4/2006, p1
The devastation experienced throughout the Gulf Coast region in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita has called into question the government's ability to effectively respond to such disasters. The government needs to understand what went right and what went wrong, and to apply these lessons...
- Emergency Transit Assistance: GAO-08-243. Siggerud, Katherine // GAO Reports;2/15/2008, p1
Major disasters can disrupt transit operations, destroy vehicles and facilities, and impede the ability of people to reach essential relief and medical services and return to their homes and jobs. GAO determined (1) the federal role in assisting transit agencies after a major disaster; (2) the...