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Stafford Act Reform Task Force

Conference of Mayors Calls for Replenishment of Disaster Relief Fund Without Offsets, U.S. Mayor, October 3, 2011

Senators Landrieu, Cochran Introduce Stafford Act Reform Legislation
, U.S. Mayor, October 3, 2011

Stafford Act Reform:  Sharper Tools for a Smarter Recovery
, Hearing before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate, May 12, 2010.  Witnesses included Stafford Act Reform Task Force member Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr., a Past President of The U.S. Conference of Mayors.

U.S. Mayors Speak Out:  Addressing Disasters in Cities, Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives, March 4, 2010.  Witnesses included New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin, Chair of the Stafford Act Reform Task Force, and Task Force members Des Moines Mayor T.M. Franklin Cownie and Rochester Mayor Robert J. Duffy.
 
Report of the Stafford Act Reform Task Force, January 2010

 
BACKGROUND MATERIALS
Hearing on “Post-Katrina: What it Takes to Cut the Bureaucracy and Assure a More Rapid Response After Catastrophic Disaster,” Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives, July 27, 2009
Excerpts from Far from Home: Deficiencies in Federal Disaster Housing Assistance After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and Recommendations for Improvement, Special Report, prepared by Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, February 2009
 
 
 
 

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