Assessing the Response to Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan: Hearing Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, November 19, 2013 [open pdf - 208KB]
This testimony compilation is from the November 19, 2013 hearing, "Assessing the Response to Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan," before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs. The hearing focuses on the U.S. government response to the typhoon called Yolanda or Haiyan that ravaged the Philippines on November 8th of 2013. The testimony details the effects of the storm and the intricacies of the response. From the statement of Scot Marciel: "My colleagues from USAID [U.S. Agency for International Development] will describe in detail their agencies' efforts here and on the ground. I would simply highlight that the U.S. Government's response has been rapid, well-coordinated, and substantial." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Scot Marciel and Jeremy Konyndyk (testimony unavailable).
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