Government Performance Project reports
Once a dumping ground for failed politicos, FEMA has become an efficient, forward-thinking operation.
Federal Emergency Management Association
"To reduce loss of life and property and protect [the] nation's critical infrastructure from all types of hazards through a comprehensive, risk-based, emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery."
James Lee Witt
Number of employees
1994: $380 million
1998: $423 million
FEMA Web site
Results-based management at FEMA
A case study from the Mercatus Center Government Accountability Project
Letter from Sen. Fred Thompson
A letter outlining FEMA's major management problems
The Results Report
Follow the links to FEMA's performance reports, performance plans and strategic plans as required by the 1993 Results Act.
FEMA's strategic plan, 2001-2006