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Claire B. Rubin has 40 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: State Preparedness & Response
We have been hearing many accounts of the problems in Puerto Rico, but the deficiencies noted by an audit of the FL State Div. of Emergency Management are a surprise. FL has been considered one of the better prepared states. … Continue reading
Half hour video on the role of states in disaster recovery: link is here. This video was released last year by the Coastal Resilience Center. Thanks to Alessandra Jerroleman for the link. By the way, there is a facebook group … Continue reading
Louisiana flood response blasted by Congress after state, FEMA ‘fell on its face,’ lawmaker says. Tension over Louisiana’s recovery from last year’s catastrophic floods became the focus of a Congressional hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, with Republican congressmen repeatedly taking … Continue reading
FEMA’s Plan to Make States Pay More for Disasters. “It’s one of the many ideas and practices that Craig Fugate, the agency’s outgoing leader, hopes the Trump administration will adopt. Among the others: rescuing pets.” [Thanks to Ed Thomas for … Continue reading
See this page for long and short versions of the State Budget Report.
I cannot verify the claims of this article, because it would take a great deal of on-site investigation that I am unable to do. I have in fact talked to government officials, such as congressional committee, GAO, and CRS staffers … Continue reading