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First question in a disaster

Whether it’s a terrorist strike or a devastating hurricane, first responders and others trying to help in a disaster need one urgent question answered: Who’s in charge? Without a firm and understood command structure, lives can be lost. Hurricane Katrina served as an unfortunate reminder of this. So did a recent release of documents by Louisiana’s governor. The communication records illustrate not only confusion over command in dealing with the crisis, but rivalries and PR questions (does this make the governor or the president look good?) that compounded the problem. Full Story

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