22 September 2010
Criteria for Developing and Validating Effective Response Plans
This testimony focuses on (1) criteria for effective disaster response planning established in FEMA’s National Response Framework, (2) additional guidance for disaster planning, (3) the status of disaster planning efforts, and (4) special circumstances in planning for oil spills. This testimony is based on prior GAO work on emergency planning and response, including GAO’s April 2009 report on the FEMA efforts to lead the development of a national preparedness system.
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William O Jenkins Jr
US Government Accountability Office (GAO), Washington, DC