FEMA Director Details Disaster Response

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R. David Paulison, acting director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, speaks to reporters.

R. David Paulison, acting director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, speaks to reporters on Sept. 21. FEMA hide caption

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First, an assessment. Then rescues. Then food and supplies. That's the battle plan for the aftermath of Hurricane Rita, according to David Paulison, acting director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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