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Disaster

Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security

Disaster( )
Author: Cooper, Christopher
Block, Robert
Cooper, Christopher
ISBN:978-0-8050-8130-5
Publication Date:Aug 2006
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Times Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

Based on exclusive interviews, the inside story of how America's emergency response system failed and how it remains dangerously broken   When Hurricane Katrina roared ashore on the morning of August 29, 2005, federal and state officials were not prepared for the devastation it would bring - despite all the drills, exercises, and warnings. In this troubling exposé of what went wrong, Christopher Cooper and Robert Block of The Wall Street Journal show that the flaws go much...
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