Hurricane Events: CRS Experts

The following table provides access to names and contact information for CRS experts on policy concerns relating to hurricane events in the United States. Policy areas identified include disaster assistance and recovery matters extending to impacts such as displaced residents and business, , disruptions in the energy sector and transportation, problems with water treatment and supply; responses and recovery operations such as disaster declarations and federal assistance, public health provisions, federal flood insurance, agricultural disaster relief and assistance, tax relief, environmental cleanup; and mitigation efforts including emergency planning, floodplain mapping, and flood control and storm protection. Supporting agencies include FEMA and its operations under the Federal Stafford Act and Small Business Administration (SBA) and its disaster loan program.

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Hurricane Events: CRS Experts

August 28, 2017 (R40881)

The following table provides access to names and contact information for CRS experts on policy concerns relating to hurricane events in the United States, except where otherwise noted. Policy areas identified include impacts, response and recovery, mitigation, and federal financial support.

Legislative Issues

Name/Title

Phone

Email

Impacts

Displaced residents

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Energy

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Energy Economics

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Ports and railroads

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Transportation Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Highways and transit

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Transportation Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Levees, dams, and shore protection

Nicole T. Carter
Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Ecosystems

Pervaze A. Sheikh
Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Agricultural production

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Agricultural Conservation and Natural Resources Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Drinking water

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Environmental Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Wastewater

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Environmental Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Hurricane science

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Energy and Natural Resources Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Response and Recovery

Disaster declarations

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

[author name scrubbed]
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Emergency response and evacuations

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Temporary housing and rental assistance

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Federal Disaster Response

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Public Facility Restoration

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Public Health and Health Care

Sarah Lister
Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

[author name scrubbed]

Specialist in Health Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Federal flood insurance and levee certification

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Flood Insurance and Emergency Management

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Liability for damages

Cynthia Brown
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Small Business Administration disaster loans

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Agricultural relief

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Agricultural Conservation and Natural Resources Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Debris removal

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Environmental Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

International response

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in International Humanitarian Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Department of Defense and National Guard Support

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Military Manpower Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Military Ground Forces

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Mitigation

Coastal zone planning

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Natural Resources Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Emergency planning

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Federal hazard mitigation programs

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Flood control, dams, and levees

Nicole T. Carter
Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Floodplain mapping

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Flood Insurance and Emergency Management

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Federal Financing

Disaster Relief Fund

William L. Painter
Specialist in Homeland Security and Appropriations

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Supplemental Appropriations, CRS Coordinator

William L. Painter
Specialist in Homeland Security and Appropriations

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Emergency Relief Programs (Highways and Transit)

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Transportation Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Tax relief

Erika Lunder
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Author Contact Information

[author name scrubbed], Acting Section Research Manager ([email address scrubbed], [phone number scrubbed])