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.
District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
Maryland Emergency Management Agency
County Manager, Arlington County, Virginia
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
Arlington County Fire Department