Nalls, Sharon A. and Moore, Terry W.
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This is an oral history interview with Sharon A. Nalls and Terry W. Moore conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Sharon A. Nalls and Terry W. Moore are the managers of the Emergency Management Office and were involved in helping evacuees for Hurricane Ike, had a window into the process of how Hurricane Ike was handles in Houston. Sitting in the emergency center for two weeks with 400 people either on duty or sleeping in the halls and offices the storm and it after math was manages. They tell the inside stories about what they feared most in terms of future hurricanes and their effects. They describe a coordination effort that is one of the best in the country. From a command center like the Pentagons they marshaled the resources and responded to every challenge until the lights came on and the flood subsided. The interview covers them and their start, the center as it is now, the experiences of hurricane Ike and the future for Houston and the Emergency Management Center. Interviewer: Reed Amadon.
Disaster relief; Nalls, Sharon A.; Moore, Terry W.
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