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FEMA

Lessons Learned from Katrina and Sandy

Jan 19, 2016 Analysis

Disaster relief agency shows progress over past decade, but challenges remain.

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Evaluating Disaster Relief

Nov 4, 2015 Analysis

Government report recommends “federal mechanism” to increase oversight of the Red Cross.

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Audit Says FEMA Still Not Ready to Deliver Supplies During Emergencies

Dec 1, 2014 Analysis

FEMA’s supply chain system might not aid disaster victims effectively, report says.

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Penn Seminar Explores New Responses to Flood Risks

Jan 21, 2014 PPR News

Experts ask if super-storms require new approaches to risk regulation, insurance, and disaster management.

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GAO Finds Flaws With Nuclear Power Plant Emergency Planning

May 7, 2013 News

Nuclear Regulatory Commission unlikely to follow the GAO's recommendation.

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Report Highlights Difficulties with Regulating Federal Grants

Sep 27, 2012 News

GAO identifies oversight challenges in administering federal grants to state and local governments.

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Why We Should Not (Always) Blame Congress

Sep 4, 2012 Opinion

A rare bipartisan statute significantly reforms the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Regulatory Recap: May 9 to May 16, 2011

May 16, 2011 News

Regulatory news in review

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Japan’s Nuclear Disaster Generates Debate Over American Preparedness

Apr 7, 2011 News

Lawmakers study the nuclear disaster in Japan and debate the necessity of improvements to American nuclear safety

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