Restoring the National Response System: Fixing the Flaws Exposed by Hurricane Katrina

Learning from the emergency management failures during and after Hurricane Katrina, according to this author, can help to build a creative, agile national response system that coordinates federal resources to support state and local governments, so that communities and citizens can recover from even the most catastrophic events. The author presents ten general lessons that have been extracted from a study of the failed response to Hurricane Katrina.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 9-13
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 250
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01054254
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 23 2007 2:29PM