Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building
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The purpose of this hearing was to examine FEMA’s overall efforts to assist states in preparing for terrorism and natural disasters, to evaluate its progress in improving the management and coordination of grants, training and exercises, and to better understand the metrics used by the agency to measure overall progress toward the National Preparedness Goal. The hearing also examined recommendations related to national preparedness made by the Government Accountability Office and the DHS Office of Inspector General over the past several years.
The Honorable Timothy W. ManningDownload Testimony (235.1 KB)Deputy Administrator for Protection and National PreparednessFederal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
The Honorable John RothDownload Testimony (386.6 KB)Inspector GeneralU.S. Department of Homeland Security
Christopher CurrieDownload Testimony (221.7 KB)Director of Emergency Management, National Preparedness, and Critical Infrastructure ProtectionHomeland Security and Justice Team, U.S. Government Accountability Office
John DrakeDownload Testimony (86.4 KB)Deputy Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety AdministrationU.S. Department of Transportation