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Bipartisan Investigation Says Eliminate FEMA, Start Over

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posted on Apr, 26 2006 @ 11:11 PM
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A bipartisan Senate investigation of FEMA concludes the agency is so riddled with problems, it should be scrapped and rebuilt from the ground up. Finishing its seven-month investigation, the panel cited among FEMA's significant problems, years of poor leadership and inadequate funding. The panel's full report is expected to be released sometime next week.
 



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The nation's disaster response agency should be abolished and rebuilt from scratch to avoid a repeat of government failures exposed by Hurricane Katrina, a Senate inquiry has concluded.

Crippled by years of poor leadership and inadequate funding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency cannot be fixed, a bipartisan investigation says in recommendations to be released Thursday.

Taken together, the 86 proposed reforms suggest the United States is still woefully unprepared for a disaster such as Katrina with the start of the hurricane season a little more than month away.




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I'm actually impressed this was their conclusion...

Of course, I doubt they will truly scrap the agency and start over...unless THIS hurricane season turns out to be as bad as the last.

What a mess.




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