FEMA Disaster Housing and Hurricane Katrina: Overview, Analysis, and Congressional Issues

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This report discusses the issues with the housing policies of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), particularly as they relate to the Post-Katrina Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-295) and the Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Plan (P.L. 93-288). It includes an overview of the Stafford Act sections 403 and 408 as well as a breakdown of issues for Congress and possible Congressional approaches to address the policies.

Creator(s): McCarthy, Francis X.
Location(s): United States - Louisiana
Creation Date: August 8, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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McCarthy, Francis X.

Analyst, Emergency Management Policy; Government and Finance Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 8, 2008
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United States - Louisiana
Description:

This report discusses the issues with the housing policies of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), particularly as they relate to the Post-Katrina Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-295) and the Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Plan (P.L. 93-288). It includes an overview of the Stafford Act sections 403 and 408 as well as a breakdown of issues for Congress and possible Congressional approaches to address the policies.

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45 pages.

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Keyword(s): Hurricane Katrina
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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