Emergency preparedness (71 - 73 of 73 items)
Adequacy of Official Information on the U.S. Defense Industrial Base
T-NSIAD-89-40: Published: Jul 18, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1989.
GAO discussed the federal government's collection and coordination of data about the U.S defense industrial base. GAO noted that the: (1) federal government lacked a reliable system for identifying foreign dependencies or measuring their impact or extent; and (2) Department of Defense (DOD) used an ineffective, reactive ad hoc approach for data collection and analysis. GAO also noted that efforts...
Stronger Direction Needed for the National Earthquake Program
RCED-83-103: Published: Jul 26, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) evaluated efforts by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to carry out the role assigned to it by statutory law; (2) described federal activities to assist state and local governments with earthquake response planning; and (3) discussed why a prediction system has not been developed.GAO found that FEMA, the lead agency for the National Earthq...
The Federal Government Is Still Not Adequately Prepared To Respond to Major Electrical Emergencies
EMD-82-125: Published: Sep 13, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined certain key issues concerning the Federal Government's ability to respond to a major electrical power emergency.Although the Department of Energy (DOE) has taken some steps to revitalize its emergency program, GAO believes that DOE could have done much more. DOE still has not developed its electric emergency handbook nor developed or conducted a...