+Brookings Institution, Hurricane Katrina: Where Do We Go from Here? (September 8, 2005) (PDF — 196K)
Transcript of a Brookings panel discussion of the response to Hurricane Katrina.
+Lynn, Phil, United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Mutual Aid: Multijurisdictional Partnerships for Meeting Regional Threats (September 2005) (PDF — 742K)
"Mutual aid is a key component of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), which provides the framework for emergency response. The federal government now directly supports the establishment of local mutual aid agreements with federal resources and has embarked on a National Mutual Aid and Resource Management Initiative."—Executive Summary.