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Claire B. Rubin has 36 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Tag Archives: FEMA
FEMA has issued its own report, 16 pp., titled Katrina/Rita The 5th Commemoration, August 29, 2010 September 24, 2010. It is a short, bland account of the program areas — individual assistance, public assistance, hazards mitigation, environmental and historic preservation…. … Continue reading
An invigorated FEMA is on the comeback trail. Do the federal agency’s local partners see any progress? Governing Magazine, August 2010. Among the positive signs the author notes are: While FEMA may or may not get more power to push … Continue reading
Since both crisis response and consequence management for the BP Oil Spill Disaster are being handled under the National Contingency Plan (NCP), rather than under the under the Stafford Act and the Presidential Disaster Declaration process, the Coast Guard, EPA, and … Continue reading
Recent GAO Work On Long-Term Recovery from Disasters — FEMA’s Emergency Management Higher Education Conference June 9, 2010
At the recent Higher Education in Emergency Management Conference sponsored by DHS, June 7-10, GAO staffers provided a handout summarizing their recent work on recovery. For a copy of their 24 page handout titled “Recent GAO Work on Disaster Recovery: … Continue reading
DHS issued the draft version of the NDRF in February, and the final version is expected out in June. The Security Management website has a feature article titled From Response to Recovery, which seems to offer some hints about new … Continue reading