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A Year Later: Lessons Learned, Progress Made, and Challenges that Remain from Hurricane Ike


Location: Galveston, Texas

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Member Statements


A joint field hearing with the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery was held in Galveston, Texas.


Panel 1

Panel 2

  • Judge  Robert Eckels
    State of Texas Commission for Recovery and Renewal
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  • Mr.  Brad Harris
    Texas Federal Coordinating Officer for Hurricane Ike
    Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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  • Mr.  Manuel Gonzalez
    Director, Houston District Office
    U.S. Small Business Administration
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  • Mr.  Frederick Tombar
    Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Disaster and Recovery Programs
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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  • Mr.  Al Alonzi
    Assistant Division Administrator
    Texas Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
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