Michael Chertoff Quotes

27 Michael Chertoff quotes:

"[As part of National Preparedness Month, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the American Red Cross (ARC) have developed a significant amount of information for the public, including daily tips to help people get started preparing today.] The devastation and tragic loss of life caused by Hurricane Katrina earlier this week reinforce the urgency of our coalition's work, ... We urge all Americans to take some simple steps to prepare for emergencies, including getting an emergency supply kit, making a family emergency plan and learning more about how to respond to emergencies that could affect your area."
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"Our goal at [the Department of Homeland Security] is to . . . return every single illegal entrant — no exceptions, ... It should be possible to achieve significant and measurable progress to this end in less than a year."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Security Quotes
"The department intends to build an integrated border security system."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Security Quotes
"We have decided to stand back and take a look at how do we address this problem (of border security) and solve it once and for all, The American public is rightly distressed about a situation in which they feel we do not have control of our borders. ... We need to have a comprehensive solution."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Security Quotes
"Mike managed over 160 disasters during his tenure at FEMA, and his service in those disasters has been commended by many, ... He has done everything he possibly could to coordinate the federal response to the unprecedented challenge posed by Hurricane Katrina and the New Orleans levee breach. He is a good man, and I personally appreciate his work and his commitment."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Service Quotes
"If you start to plan in an emergency, you're not planning, you're improvising,"
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"everybody's patience has been taxed."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Patience Quotes

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