Confusion at Crunch Time

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Roger1, Sep 12, 2005.

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    WASHINGTON — It was conceived as the solution to confusion and bureaucratic logjams that hampered responses to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks — a 426-page master plan to coordinate government agencies in a disaster.

    When it was unveiled amid fanfare in January, the Department of Homeland Security's National Response Plan promised "vastly improved coordination among federal, state, local and tribal organizations to help save lives" from storms, floods, earthquakes or terrorist assaults.

    http://www.latimes.com/news/nationw...0,2153804.story?page=1&coll=la-home-headlines

    Long read (11 pages), but it seems to do a good job of summarizing where the mistakes were made with hurricane Katrina
     

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