What if Isabel met Tractor Man?: a post-hurricane reassessment of emergency in the capital region : hearing before the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, October 3, 2003
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Page 134 - Chair.] [The prepared statement of Hon. Elijah E. Cummings and additional information submitted for the hearing record follows:] Statement of Congressman Elijah E. Cummings Government Reform Hearing On "The Ongoing Tragedy of International Slavery and Human Trafficking: An Overview" October 29, 2003 at 2:00 pm Thank you, Mr.
Page 82 - I want to thank you, Mr. Chairman, and the rest of the members of the committee for your efforts in approving special funding for the city's crime-fighting efforts.
Page 18 - Will you rise with me and raise your right hand? [Witness sworn.] Chairman TOM DAVIS. Thank you very much.
Page 34 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Chairman TOM DAVIS. Thank you very much. We appreciate your being here and we will move on to our next panel.
Page 38 - Mr. Chairman, Mr. Ranking Member, members of the committee. Thank you for...
Page 22 - FEMA has provided disaster relief in over 60 Presidentially-declared disasters and emergencies from Alaska to New York to American Samoa. These disasters include such events as the President's Day snowstorm and the devastating tornadoes that struck the Midwest and South in May. Most recently, of course, we have been dealing with Hurricane Isabel. Our success in responding to disasters has always depended on our ability to organize and lead a community of local, State, and Federal agencies and volunteer...
Page 22 - ... local, State, and Federal agencies and volunteer organizations in providing relief. Experience has taught us over the years who to bring to the table and what questions to ask, and this experience has allowed us to improve over time in managing a wide range of emergencies. Since its inception in l992, the Federal Response Plan (FRP) has provided the organizational framework and process that has enabled the Federal government to respond as a cohesive team to a wide range of natural and manmade...
Page 48 - The District of Columbia: Montgomery, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland : and in Virginia — Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties, and the municipalities of Alexander and Falls Church.