ABSTRACT

Disaster Recovery: Recent Disasters Highlight Progress and Challenges, Statement of Chris Currie, Director Homeland Security and Justice, Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the Highlights: "Recent hurricanes, wildfires, and flooding have highlighted the challenges the federal government faces in responding effectively to natural disasters. [...] This statement discusses, among other things, FEMA's and other federal agencies' progress and challenges related to disaster resilience, recovery programs, and workforce management. This statement is based on GAO [Government Accountability Office] reports issued from September 2012 through October 2019, and also includes preliminary observations from ongoing GAO reviews."

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GAO-20-183T
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2019-10-22
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Public Domain
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Government Accountability Office: https://www.gao.gov/
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pdf
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