A Failure of Initiative

A Failure of Initiative : Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina

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The Select Committee identifies failures at all levels of government that significantly undermined and detracted from the heroic efforts of first responders, private individuals and organizations, faith-based groups, and others.
House Report 109-377. Union Calendar No. 205. Tom Davis, Chairman of the Select Bipartisan Committee. Tells the story of inadequate preparation and response in evacuations, medical care, communications, and contracting. Concludes that the government's best efforts, at all levels of government, were not good enough. The writers hope that their findings will prompt the changes needed to make all levels of government better prepared and better able to respond the next time.
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  • Paperback | 569 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 35.6mm | 2,109.23g
  • Washington, DC, United States
  • English
  • 0160754259
  • 9780160754258

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