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Chertoff admits preparations before the storm were inadequate and says he got conflicting information about damage from the hurricane.
Interagency contracts and procurement data will receive close scrutiny this year.
Agency is no better prepared today for a large-scale disaster than it was last summer, DHS inspector general says.
After a self-imposed delay, department marginalizes initial “benchmarks” concept.
Advisory group will recommend against cascading procurements.
Survey fails, however, to capture large number of veterans without access to care.
Faster damage assessments, unified command and control structure to coordinate multiple agencies’ efforts, are needed, Defense officials say.
Congress may prove reluctant to enact key fee hikes incorporated into the 2007 budget, leaving money even tighter than it appears.