Recommendations made a year ago could have improved the government’s response to Hurricane Katrina, commissioners say.
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In the third of a series of reports from New Orleans, Chris Strohm describes how agencies sent counselors and trauma units to the Gulf Coast region to help personnel cope.
Analysis will overlook budget constraints, committee chairman says.
Senate Budget chairman says the federal government has spent $2 billion to fix the communication problem among first responders.
Armed Services chief says Katrina might require some "rethinking" of base closure commission's recommendations.
Homeland Security secretary says hurricane response effort won't impede effort to rearrange department by Oct. 1.
A Heritage Foundation report says the federal government should only help where state and local authorities cannot.
Security gaps exist in visa application process at overseas embassies and consulates, GAO says.
Hurricane Katrina highlighter problems with first responder communications.
In the second of a series of reports from New Orleans, Chris Strohm details how agencies grabbed the reins in the absence of direction from FEMA.