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Federal Workers and Help for Haiti: Past, Present & Future

What's important now, is that, even as the United States renders extraordinary emergency assistance, we begin working on our Haitian-exit strategy. Haiti deserves more than a future where it survives, forever tied to U.S. apron strings, living from dole to dole.

Tags: columns , Lurita Doan , State , DHS , HHS , Defense , FAA

Monday - 01/18/2010, 11:53am EST
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Health IT in Haiti

Tags: technology , health IT , Port-au-Prince

Tuesday - 03/23/2010, 08:09pm EDT

First-responders try to imagine the unimaginable

How can we communicate in a disaster when we can barely handle routine emergencies?

Tags: technology , TANDBERG Interoperability Center , homeland security

Sunday - 01/24/2010, 11:32pm EST

President Obama and the 2010 State of the Union

If federal workers listen closely to the State of the Union address, they can get a good sense of what agency priorities are going to be for the upcoming year.

Tags: Lurita Doan , Barack Obama , 111th Congress , State of the Union , ARRA , healthcare reform , fiscal commission , Waxman-Markey , Iraq , Afghanistan , budget

Monday - 01/25/2010, 11:40am EST
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How feds helped children of Haiti after the earthquake

Sammie nominee Pius Bannis of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in Haiti explains how he and his team helped get over 1,000 children to the United States.

Tags: management , Sammies 2010 , U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services , Pius Bannis , earthquake , Dorothy Ramienski , daily debrief

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 08:00pm EDT
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Michael Brown: how to learn from Haiti

Federal agencies, contractors and workers continue to work in Haiti to help that country in recovery efforts. While there, feds are using lessons learned from other disasters, like Hurricane Katrina and the Christmas Day tsunami. A former FEMA administrator gives Federal News Radio a few tips on how to learn from the experience.

Tags: technology , management , Next of Kin Registry , Michael Brown , FEMA , earthquake , best practices , lessons learned

Tuesday - 01/19/2010, 01:27pm EST
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HHS assisting USAID in quake response

The Daily Debrief gets an update on how the relief efforts are going so far.

Tags: newscast , management , USAID , HHS , Dr. Nicole Lurie , Center for International Disaster Information , earthquake

Friday - 01/15/2010, 05:14pm EST
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How Web 2.0 tools help victims of Hatian quake

A company called MetroStar Systems is partnering with others in Haiti, using 2.0 tools to aggregate important information and get help to those who need it faster.

Tags: technology , Web 2.0 , Gov 2.0 , government 2.0 , Ali Manouchehri , Sean McDonald , MetroStar Systems , earthquake , Dorothy Ramienski

Thursday - 01/14/2010, 05:56pm EST
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Federal agencies face challenges responding to Haitian earthquake

Mark Ghilarducci of James Lee Witt Associates explains what first responders and members of the military will have to deal with in order to help Haitians affected by the quake.

Tags: management , James Lee Witt Associates , Mark Ghilarducci , earthquake , USAID , disaster , disaster response , Dorothy Ramienski

Wednesday - 01/13/2010, 08:00pm EST
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