Accession Number:

ADA276444

Title:

Disaster Relief--Is It Spelled F-E-M-A

Descriptive Note:

Research rept. Aug 1992-Apr 1993

Corporate Author:

INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE