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Previous FEMA Testimony to the Senate Describes Agency's Y2K Plans
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No one knows exactly what Y2K will bring, but as December begins, FEMA continues its work with emergency and fire managers to raise awareness, increase preparedness and implement contigency plans in anticipation of Y2K. Testimony given to the U.S. Senate in October by a senior FEMA official provides insight into FEMA's actions at the state and national level, and the agency's staffing plans over the New Year's weekend.
"FEMA expects to have more than 800 staff in duty status during the December 28 to January 4 timeframe," said Lacy Suiter, FEMA's associate director for response and recovery.
Click here for the complete speech.
Updated: December 3, 1999
-- Diane J. Squire (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 06, 1999
800 staff = That ought to handle the phone staffing, for maybe Huston or Dallas.
The Nation? Unless it's 800 Generals ordering 8,000 armies of support staff, with 10,000,000 assistants.
-- dw (email@example.com), December 06, 1999.
Interesting timeframe, indeed.
Maybe FEMA will be the 'buffer' 'twixt the people and some other outfit.......
-- lisa (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 06, 1999.