Should communities review actions from Hurricane Sandy for lessons learned?

Should communities review government actions from Hurricane Sandy for lessons learned?

Here are some food for thought if you review your communities disaster plans.

Bloomberg Diverts Food, Generators from Devastated Staten Island to NYC Marathon
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/11/01/Bloomberg-Diverts-Needed-Food-and-Generators-Away-From-Desperate-Staten-Island-to-NYC-Marathon

Staten Island Councilman James Oddo: ‘Idiotic’ to divert cops to New York Marathon right after Hurricane Sandy
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/si-councilman-slams-ny-marathon-plan-wake-sandy-article-1.1195426#ixzz2B4VxL7zZ

Criticism of government response to Hurricane Katrina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticism_of_government_response_to_Hurricane_Katrina

With millions still struggling to get power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, non-union work crews from Alabama have been turned away by New Jersey. The reason? Their non-union status.
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/hurricane-devastated-nj-town-rejects-non-union-alabama-electrical-workers/

Disaster Response in the United States of America: An Analysis of the Bureaucratic and Political History of a Failing System
http://repository.upenn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1068&context=curej&sei-redir=1&referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Furl%3Fsa%3Dt%26rct%3Dj%26q%3Dgovernment%2520failure%2520emergency%2520response%26source%3Dweb%26cd%3D1%26ved%3D0CCMQFjAA%26url%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Frepository.upenn.edu%252Fcgi%252Fviewcontent.cgi%253Farticle%253D1068%2526context%253Dcurej%26ei%3DssuTUPPVOKfbyQHSm4HICQ%26usg%3DAFQjCNFcaTdYmTiYx9QIqdW6Rk4kkZmtgw#search=%22government%20failure%20emergency%20response%22

 

 

 

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