House Homeland Security Committee

Emergency Management and Technology Subcommittee

Emergency Preparedness: Examining Federal, State, and Local Coordination in Coastal Communities

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 14:00:00 GMT

The Subcommittee on Emergency Management and Technology will hold a field hearing to examine disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery in coastal communities. The hearing will focus on local communities’ current coordination with the federal government, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will evaluate improvements to that coordination, and address state and local emergency preparedness responsibilities.

Millie M. Charles School of Social Work Auditorium, Southern University at New Orleans, 6804 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70122

  • Tony Robinson, Region 6 Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security
  • Francisco Sánchez Jr., Associate Administrator, Office of Disaster Recovery & Resilience, Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Casey Tingle, Director, Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), State of Louisiana
  • Pamela Gonzales Granger, President and Owner, McBade Engineers & Consultants, LLC