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I was asked the other day when I stopped fighting for Pam Tucker to get her severance pay from the Columbia County Commission. That was an easy one — I stopped fighting for it when she stopped fighting for it. It was a little over a year ago that the worse “in-house” battle of bureaucrats (that didn't involve ...
Mr. Maestri also was instrumental in helping rewrite the state's own emergency management plans as part of the "Hurricane Pam" exercise in 2004 and 2005, which led to the use of "contraflow" to speed those evacuees out of the New Orleans area on all lanes of Interstate 10 to the east and west. He said ...

Their victory was Hurricane Pam, a planning exercise involving 250 officials from more than 50 local, state, and federal agencies over eight days in July 2004. The simulated, hypothetical Category 3 hurricane provided 120 mph winds and a massive storm surge, pressed 20 feet of water over New Orleans' ...
Winds of up to 300 kilometres per hour tore through the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu over the weekend, hitting the heavily populated capital of Port Vila on Saturday morning. Aid agencies say Cyclone Pam could be one of the worst disasters ever to hit the region, the BBC reports. The death toll ...
In 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness conducted the “Hurricane Pam Exercise.” The exercise modeled a Category 3 hurricane hitting New Orleans, overtopping the levee system and flooding the city with up to 20 feet ...

In summer 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency brought together nearly 300 people from all levels of government to simulate the city's response to a slow-moving Category 3 hurricane — the hypothetical Hurricane Pam. The results were not encouraging. A year later, officials found ...
In summer 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency brought together nearly 300 people from all levels of government to simulate the city's response to a slow-moving Category 3 hurricane — the hypothetical Hurricane Pam. The results were not encouraging. A year later, officials found ...

What was the 2004 Hurricane Pam exercise, and what did it show? Pam was a FEMA exercise we participated in with the Corps, the state, the city and the surrounding parishes using our models to determine what the consequences would be if a slow-moving Category 3 hurricane hit Louisiana on the same ...
The latest exercise by state, local and federal officials, looking at the impact of a fictional "Hurricane Pam" last year, pretty well predicted the crushing impact of Katrina on New Orleans--and the Gulf Coast. But the Department of Homeland Security, which is supposed to coordinate the relief effort for all ...
Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu late on March 13, packing wind gusts of up to 320 kilometers (200 miles) an hour, causing widespread damage in the archipelago nation in the South Pacific Ocean. Vanuatu's President Baldwin Lonsdale called the storm a "monster" that killed dozens, destroyed ...
90% of the Capital's buildings lay in ruins. Smashed boats litter the harbors. The country's communication infrastructure in tatters. This is the state of Vanuatu. Cyclone Pam: The Rush To Help Vanuatu. Damage From Cyclone Hard To Describe In Vanuatu. Cyclone Leaves Path of Twisted Metal ...
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In a five-day, tabletop exercise last summer, emergency preparedness officials faced an imaginary "worst-case scenario" in which a hurricane hit the New Orleans, Louisiana, area. A fictional Category 3 Hurricane Pam, with "winds of 120 mph, up to 20 inches of rain... and a storm ...


 

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