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Re: Computer systems blamed for feeble hurricane response?

  • From: David Ulevitch
  • Date: Tue Sep 13 13:52:52 2005


On Sep 13, 2005, at 1:13 PM, Fergie (Paul Ferguson) wrote:


Attempts by agencies to spur the Federal Emergency Management Agency into urgent action were met with bouncing emails, the Journal said.
http://www.fema.gov/staff/extended.jsp

Lists an "IT Services Division" that has ~250 possible points of contact.

Surely one of them has some clue... :-/ I think this sort of problem shows the endemic disease currently in place at FEMA. It's not just an "IT gaffe" or firewall mistake. It's a failure much more serious, sadly.

-David





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