Disaster Relief--Is It Spelled F-E-M-A
Research rept. Aug 1992-Apr 1993
INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC
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This paper traces the history of Federal disaster response, and uses these recent reports to craft legislation to correct shortcomings in Federal disaster response. It recommends -- a comprehensive Federal disaster response statute to simplify, clarify, and focus Federal response FEMA be depoliticized creation of a White House Disaster Response Unit DoD continue to provide assistance consistent with civilian control and priority to military mission and creation of a commission to draft a comprehensive Federal disaster response statute to simplify clarify, and focus Federal disaster response efforts.
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