The Resource Disaster Evacuation and Displacement Policy: Issues for Congress

Disaster Evacuation and Displacement Policy: Issues for Congress

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Disaster Evacuation and Displacement Policy: Issues for Congress
Title
Disaster Evacuation and Displacement Policy: Issues for Congress
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina reaches beyond the borders of the states directly affected by the wind, rain, and floods. Before the storm reached the coast, thousands of residents of Louisiana and Mississippi evacuated to other states, including Texas and Oklahoma. Many people, for a variety of reasons, chose to disregard the mandatory evacuation orders issued by state and local officials. In general, evacuation policy is set and enforced by state and local officials. Federal policy provides for various aspects of civilian evacuation. As Members of Congress explore the challenges and losses in the states affected directly or indirectly by Hurricane Katrina, they may be called upon to consider federal policy options to more fully integrate federal and state authorities
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DTICE
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Bea, Keith
  • LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
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  • Policies
  • Evacuation
  • Natural disasters
  • Congress
  • Louisiana
  • Local government
  • Mississippi
  • State government
  • United states government
  • Civilian population
  • Government and Political Science
  • Civil Defense
Label
Disaster Evacuation and Displacement Policy: Issues for Congress
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
7 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227931264
  • (OCoLC)ocn227931264
Label
Disaster Evacuation and Displacement Policy: Issues for Congress
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
7 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227931264
  • (OCoLC)ocn227931264

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