Emergency preparedness (71 - 72 of 72 items)
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...