Accession Number : ADA288452

Title :   Domestic Emergency Management: Reinventing the Processes Used by the Federal Government in Managing Domestic Disasters.

Descriptive Note : Research rept. Aug 93-Apr 94,

Corporate Author : INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Madigan, Thomas J.

PDF Url : ADA288452

Report Date : APR 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : The Federal governments response to natural disasters has been inadequate. GAO, the National Academy of Public Administration, FEMA IG, and the National Performance Review, have criticized Federal disaster response This paper traces the Federal disaster response durinq Hurricane Andrew and the Great Floods of 1993, and uses these recent events to create a revised and improved aqency.

Descriptors :   *DISASTERS, *CRISIS MANAGEMENT, *PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, *UNITED HURRICANES, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, EMERGENCIES, RESPONSE, DOMESTIC, FLOODS.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Government and Political Science
      Meteorology
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE