Government Response to Hurricane Katrina

Government Response to Hurricane Katrina

Disaster Preparedness, Response and Reconstruction : U.S. Government Accountability Office Topic Collection
A selection of recent U.S. Government Accountability Office (formerly General Accounting Office) reports that are related to disaster and emergency preparedness and response. In two sections:
---Selected reports from October 2006 to present
---Selected reports from 2002 to June 2006. Grouped in these categories: Charities; Coast Guard and Seaports; Energy Supply; Environment and Natural Resources; Flood Control; Infrastructure; Insurance; Military&quo;s Role, including Reserves and National Guard; Preparedness; Public Health; Response; and Recovery.

Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita : Congressional Budget Office
Archived web page available through Internet Archive Wayback Machine.
--Some documents may not link from the archived page. To locate full-text, go to the current Congressional Budget Office Publications search page and search for the title.

Full-texts of selected U.S. Congressional Budget Office publications (published 2005 to 2007) on the budgetary and economic aspects of U.S. federal government programs, policies and legislation in response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

A Failure of Initiative: The Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina
Report and transcripts of hearings of the U.S. House of Representatives Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina.
Supplementary Report and Document Annex by the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina.

The Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina : Lessons Learned
2006 report compiled by Bush White House homeland security adviser Frances Townsend, the report "identifies the systemic problems in Federal emergency preparedness and response revealed by Hurricane Katrina" and makes recommendations to address the problems.

Katrina and Recovery : NPR
Listen to NPR broadcast news stories on Hurricane Katrina, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and government response to Hurricane Katrina. Connect to government reports and additional information.

Open CRS : Congressional Research Reports for the People
Open CRS gives citizens access to CRS Reports already in the public domain by linking to 14,000+ reports in web collections.
Search for CRS reports by word or phrase.
The Congressional Research Service (of the Library of Congress) writes analyses of public policy issues, especially of legislative proposals, for use by Congressmen. CRS does not provide its reports directly to the public.

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