FEMA makes improvements, but gaps remain

08/7/2006 | Wall Street Journal, The

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent billions to prepare for this year's storm season, but some observers question FEMA's ability to respond to future disasters. FEMA has hired hundreds of workers, equipped delivery trucks with satellite systems and signed forward contracts for emergency supplies. However, officials say the agency needs better communication and relief-monitoring systems.

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