Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building
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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.
The Honorable Eleanor Holmes NortonCongresswoman for the District of Columbia
Christopher GeldartDownload Testimony (39.9 KB)DirectorDistrict of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
Kenneth MalletteDownload Testimony (28.6 KB)Executive DirectorMaryland Emergency Management Agency
Barbara DonnellanDownload Testimony (189.5 KB)County Manager, Arlington County, VirginiaMetropolitan Washington Council of Governments
James SchwartzDownload Testimony (64.1 KB)Fire ChiefArlington County Fire Department