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Katrina group presentation ppt

  1. 1. Effective: Post-Katrina<br /> NPR September 7, 2005<br /> What worked and what didn’t in planning and response to Katrina: Q&A with the experts with interactive format allowing callers to contribute<br />When to issue advisories in this case and in the future<br />Companies and individuals that sent aid<br />How to prepare for natural disasters<br />FEMA and its place in the Dept of Homeland Security<br />Successes and failures of evacuations<br />Role of law enforcement in times of crisis<br />
  2. 2. Effective: Post-Katrina<br />Guests: <br />Richard Pasch, hurricane specialist at the National Hurricane Center in Miami<br />Chief Willis Carter, director of communications for the Shreveport, La., fire department<br />Dave Liebersbach, director of Alaska's Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management <br />Mark Schliefstein, reporter with the Times-Picayune in New Orleans, now evacuated to Baton Rouge<br />Michael Guerin, former deputy director of emergency services for the state of California; former law enforcement mutual aid coordinator for the state of California <br />Scott Gold, Houston bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times<br /> (:55)<br />
  3. 3. Effective: Post-Katrina<br />How do people feel a year after Katrina? <br />The Washington Post: August 21, 2006<br />“Nearly one year after Hurricane Katrina punched into the Gulf Coast, much damage remains, both in the shattered homes that litter parts of New Orleans and in the battered reputation of government institutions, a new survey shows.” <br />“Only half agreed that the federal government had "learned a lesson from Hurricane Katrina” <br />“Although President Bush pledged on Sept. 15 in a nationally televised address from Jackson Square to rebuild New Orleans, 70 percent of those surveyed said most individuals still have not gotten the help they need with housing, health care and restoring their lives.” <br />“Eighty-four percent of black respondents said most people affected by Katrina had not gotten the help they need to move on with their lives, and 75 percent said the federal government had not done enough to help state and local officials.”<br />“Thirty-one percent said failures in the response to the storm were mostly those of government agencies. But those queried also cited individual officials and leaders (21 percent of respondents) and residents who did not adequately prepare and leave in time (22 percent).”<br />
  4. 4. Effective: Post-Katrina<br />Dateline NBC: Katrina, Five Years Later <br />Chronicles coverage of the hurricane from Day 1 to Day 5 <br />Brian Williams shares his memories (Introduction) <br />General coverage of the storm as well as a series of personal stories from individuals and families affected by the tragedy <br />“And now that it’s been five years, it’s worth taking a look at what’s changed and what hasn’t changed in New Orleans where the damage remains profound” (7:12) <br />New Orleans has not been completely forgotten by the media five years later and NBC had accurate and complete coverage of Katrina at the time and after <br />