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Congressional Reports: H. Rpt. 109-377 – A Failure of Initiative:  Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina (February 15, 2006)

Cover A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina.The Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for the Response to Hurricane Katrina provides its Final Report regarding the local, State, and Federal government emergency plans, coordination, and response to Hurricane Katrina, together with additional views.

The Full Report (28 MB, 569 pages) is available as a single ZIP file. Documents within the ZIP file and in the browse table below are available in PDF format.

See Also: H. Rpt. 109-396 – A Failure of Initiative: Supplementary Report and Document Annex by the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina

A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina
Document Section
File Size Number of Pages
Cover
160 KB
1
Front Matter
181 KB
8
Preface
73 KB
4
Executive Summary of Findings
82 KB
6
Investigation Overview
469 KB
22
Background
303 KB
30
Pre-landfall Preparation and Katrina's Impact
410 KB
22
Hurricane Pam
79 KB
6
Levees
255 kB
16
Evacuation
632 KB
28
The National Framework for Emergency Management
212 KB
20
FEMA Preparedness
169 KB
12
Communications
271 KB
20
Command and Control
281 KB
18
The Military
616 KB
40
Law Enforcement
457 KB
26
Medical Care
558 KB
44
Shelter and Housing
188 KB
8
Logistics and Contracting
347 KB
24
Charitable Organizations
258 KB
16
Conclusion
46 KB
4
Appendix 1 - Glossary of Acronyms
45 KB
11
Appendix 2 - HSOC Spot Report
262 KB
2
Appendix 3 - White House Document Review
41 KB
4
Appendix 4 - Emergency Grants to States
82 KB
17
Appendix 5 - Key Federal Law Enforcement Activities
103 KB
20
Appendix 6 - GAO Report
1.0 MB
9
Appendix 7 - DHS Response to GAO Report
1.0 MB
9

Appendix 8 - McKinney Supplement (Full)


12.2 MB
72

 

 

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