Skip to primary navigation Skip to main content

How Prepared is the National Capital Region for the Next Disaster?

Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia

Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building

Open in New Window


The focus of the hearing was to: (1) examine the National Capital Region’s emergency preparedness and response capabilities, (2) discuss regional coordination and information sharing challenges that are applicable to cities and states across the country, and (3) offer suggestions for how FEMA and other Federal agencies in the National Capital Region might prepare and respond to future disasters.