If your thought that FEMA couldn't get worse than the BushBoy era, think again.
FEMA's vaunted "lean forward" strategy
that called for advanced staging of supplies for emergency distribution
failed to live up to its billing in the immediate aftermath of
In fact, the agency appears to have been completely unprepared to
distribute bottled water to Hurricane Sandy victims when the storm hit
this Monday. In contrast to its stated policy, FEMA failed to have any
meaningful supplies of bottled water -- or any other supplies, for that
matter -- stored in nearby facilities as it had proclaimed it would on
its website. This was the case despite several days advance warning of
the impending storm.
FEMA only began to solicit bids
for vendors to provide bottled water for distribution to Hurricane
Sandy victims on Friday, sending out a solicitation request for 2.3
million gallons of bottled water at the FedBizOpps.gov website. Bidding closed at 4:30 pm eastern.
SCOAMF-led. Are you surprised?
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