DisasterResponseAndHomelandSecurity - 10/29/2009 DISASTER...

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10/29/2009 1 DISASTER RESPONSE AND HOMELAND SECURITY WHAT WORKS, WHAT DOESN’T BY: JAMES F. MISKEL Group 3: Megan Babb Raahi kapadia Matthew Oats Nnamdi Okafor Murat Yildirim Daniel Zimlich ISyE 4803D: Humanitarian and Societal Operations Research Professor Keskinocak October 27 th , 2009 Stanford University Press. http://www.sup.org/search/blogthis.cgi?search=080475972 3 Overview ± Background ± Disaster Response in US ± Federal Role and Formation of FEMA ± Severity of a Natural Disaster ± When the System Fails ± Katrina: What Works What Doesn’ Katrina: What Works, What Doesn t ± Recommendations ± Discussion
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10/29/2009 2 Background ± Author: ± James F. Miskel ± Purpose: ± Examine Disaster Relief as a System ± Objective: ± Discuss an Approach to Reform the System Disaster Response in US ± Structure of Disaster Response ± Private Sector, State/Local Govn’t, Federal Govn’t ± When the Federal Government plays a large role ± “Major” disasters – direct/operational role ± National Response Plan ± Largest Federal Contributors ± Military, FEMA
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