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Sens. Joseph Lieberman and Susan Collins said the agency has not created an IT management and oversight plan. Without a comprehensive model on IT, the agency cannot fix the way it responds to disasters.
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By definition, states would be overwhelmed by a major disaster. Is FEMA ready to step in? GAO's William Jenkins says they have no idea.
David Silverberg, editor of Homeland Security Today, has an update on the mission to Tokyo.
FEMA's new mobile Web site, m.fema.gov, has launched. The mobile Web site makes it easier to access critical information regarding emergency preparedness and what to do before and after a disaster right on a smartphone, according to Director of External Affairs, Brent Colburn.
Expectations clash with reality on Capital Hill on the issue of emergency communications interoperability.
The first presidential emergency alert testing will take place to ensure notifications systems are operating to keep Americans informed during emergencies.
A day after the Department of Homeland Security cancelled its $450 million contract to modernize and unify its backoffice IT systems, the department's acting CFO told Congress DHS will focus first on modernizing the infrastructure of the department's components that are severely out of date. A new strategy for an integrated, departmentwide system has yet to be determined, she said.