Select Bipartisan Committee to 
Investigate the Preparation for and 
Response to Hurricane Katrina

Tom Davis, Chairman

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A Failure of Initiative
The Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina

Cover (372k)
Executive Summary of Findings (96k)
Investigation Overview (558k)
Background (393k)
Pre-landfall Preparation and Katrina's Impact (470k)
Hurricane Pam (87k)
Levees (284k)
Evacuation (725k)
The National Framework for Emergency Management (318k)
FEMA Preparedness (178k)
Communications (330k)
Command and Control (338k)
The Military (647k)
Law Enforcement (547k)
Medical Care (712k)
Shelter and Housing (194k)
Logistics and Contracting (412k)
Charitable Organizations (335k)
Conclusion (178k)
Appendix 1: Glossary of Abbreviations (52k)
Appendix 2: HSOC Spot Report (150k)
Appendix 3: White House Document Review (55k)
Appendix 4: Emergency Grants to States (105k)
Appendix 5: Key Federal Law Enforcement Activities (134k)
Appendix 6: GAO Report (564k)
Appendix 7: DHS Response to GAO Report (612k)
Appendix 8: McKinney Supplement (2.04MB)
Melancon - Jefferson Supplement (444k)

Supplement 1 (7mb)
Supplement 2 (10mb)
Supplement 3 (8mb)
Supplement 4 (8mb)
Supplement 5 (6mb)