Disaster Preparedness: DRRA Implementation and FEMA Readiness, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, May 22, 2019 [open pdf - 776KB]
This is the May 22, 2019 hearing on "Disaster Preparedness: DRRA [Disaster Recovery Reform Act] Implementation and FEMA Readiness, Disaster Preparedness: DRRA Implementation and FEMA Readiness," held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. From the Purpose: "The Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management will meet on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building, to receive testimony on ''Disaster Preparedness: DRRA Implementation and FEMA Readiness.'' At the hearing, Members will receive testimony about the Federal Emergency Management Agency's ongoing implementation of the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA, P.L. 115-254) and emergency management workforce readiness ahead of the 2019 hurricane and wildfire seasons. The Subcommittee will hear from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and representatives of many organizations with equities in the crafting and implementation of DRRA as well as emergency management workforce readiness: the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA), the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), the National Association of Counties (NACo), the Build Strong Coalition (BSC), and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Daniel Kaniewski, Sima Merick, Nick Crossley, James Gore, Alphonse Davis, Pamela S. Williams, and Randy Noel.
S. Hrg. 116-18; Senate Hearing 116-18
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