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Disaster Accountability Project

Disaster Accountability Project
Founded 2007
Founder Ben Smilowitz
Focus Disaster management
Method organization, education, advocacy
Slogan "Citizen oversight requires citizen participation"

The Disaster Accountability Project (DAP) is a

  • Disaster Accountability Project website

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  • Disaster Accountability Project Hotline - a toll free hotline through which survivors of a disaster, relief workers, and whistle-blowers can report gaps in relief services.[3]
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency's ice policy - an effort to pressure FEMA to reverse its decision to only deliver ice for "medical emergencies" following a disaster.[4]
  • FEMA Structural Reforms - among other reforms, DAP has advocated for the elevation of the FEMA Administrator to a U.S. Cabinet-level position.[5]
  • Report on Southern Louisiana Emergency Preparedness[6] - a study conducted in 2009, which evaluated the emergency preparedness plans of 22 Southern Louisiana parishes based upon their comprehensiveness and accessibility to the general public.[7][8] The study revealed that 11 of the 22 parishes surveyed could not or would not produce copies of their emergency plans when requested.[9][10][11][12]
  •[13] - a website created as a response to the [16][15][14]


Improving the nation's disaster management systems through public accountability, citizen oversight and empowerment, whistle-blower engagement, and policy research.

Mission statement


  • Mission statement 1
  • Initiatives 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


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