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Marines response force preps for disaster just in case

Captain Tim Maloney, the React Company commander for the Marines Corps' Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to talk about the preparation efforts just in case.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , DoD , Marines , Tim Maloney , Marines Corps Chemical Biological Incident Response Force

Monday - 12/19/2011, 08:01pm EST
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DC-area officials cheer federal 'shelter-in-place' snow strategy

Capital region officials cheered the Office of Personnel Management's "shelter-in-place" option for snow emergencies. Having people stay at the office during sudden or extreme snowstorms would lessen gridlock, officials told lawmakers Wednesday. They also urged area workers to know their children's school emergency policies and have backup childcare arrangements in place.

Tags: DHS , Senate , Congress , Daniel Akaka , Mark Pryor , workforce , weather , emergencies , National Capital Region , OPM , Terrie Suit , Dean Hunter , Steward Beckham , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 02:05pm EST
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Senate examines DC-area disaster preparedness

A Senate homeland security subcommittee is set to examine whether the Washington area is prepared for natural or man-made disasters.

Tags: Congress , Senate , FEMA , DHS , OPM ,

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 04:44pm EST
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Disaster safety: Preparing for earthquakes and hurricanes

Host Derrick Dortch is joined by Julie Rochman, president of the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety.
August 26, 2011

Tags: Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , Julie Rochman , Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety , DC earthquake , disaster planning

Friday - 08/26/2011, 09:06pm EDT
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GAO: FEMA can't measure preparedness - yet

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.

Tags: Federal Drive , FEMA , GAO , William Jenkins , Suzanne Kubota

Friday - 03/25/2011, 10:41am EDT
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