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Voluntary Organizations: FEMA Should More Fully Assess Organizationsí Mass Care Capabilities and Update the Red Cross Role in Catastrophic Events
Cynthia M. Fagnoni (au)
Voluntary org. (VO) have traditionally played a major role in the nationís response to disasters, but the response to Hurricane Katrina raised concerns about their ability to handle large-scale disasters. This report examines: (1) the roles of 5 VO in providing mass care and other services; (2) the steps they have taken to improve service delivery; (3) their current capabilities for responding to mass care needs; and (4) the challenges they face in preparing for large-scale disasters. The 5 VO are: the American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, the Southern Baptist Convention, Catholic Charities USA, and United Way of America. The author also visited 4 high-risk metro areas -- Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and Wash., D.C. Includes recommend. Illus.
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