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How Prepared Is the National Capital Region for the Next Disaster? Hearing Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia, One Hundred and Thirteenth Congress, First Session, July 31, 2013   [open pdf - 643KB]

This testimony compilation is from the July 31, 2013 hearing, "How Prepared is the National Capital Region for the Next Disaster?" before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia. From the hearing's agenda: "The focus of the hearing was to: (1) examine the National Capital Region's emergency preparedness and response capabilities, (2) discuss regional coordination and information sharing challenges that are applicable to cities and states across the country, and (3) offer suggestions for how FEMA [Federal Emergency Management Agency] and other Federal agencies in the National Capital Region might prepare and respond to future disasters." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Eleanor Holmes Norton, Christopher Geldart, Kenneth Mallette, Barbara Donnellan, and James Schwartz.

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