36May 15, 2007
Hurricane Season Preparation
A hearing was held on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s state of preparedness for the coming hurricane season. The committee also examined FEMA’s coordination with the ...
88Jun 14, 2006
Fraud and Waste in Hurricane Katrina Relief Claims
Witnesses testified about various cases of waste, fraud, and abuse of federal funds in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. They also focused on a General Accountability Office report on the ...
77Dec 13, 2005
Response of Charities to Hurricane Katrina
Two panels of witnesses testified at a hearing about relief services provided by charitable organizations. They also discussed areas where service delivery, preparedness, and coordination could ...
29Dec 5, 2005
Pandemic Preparedness Planning
The Health and Human Services Department held a forum for state and local officials to discuss pandemic preparedness planning. Among the topics addressed were threats posed by the avian ...