Disaster Preparedness: Could the U.S. Hold Water?

Unlike desperate countries like Haiti, many experts agree that so far Japan, a developed country, has fared well overall in disaster preparedness, which is measured by the country's immediate response following an earthquake and tsunami. But many may wonder whether Americans are as prepared to handle such natural disasters. The United States has experienced an average of 50 natural disasters each year in the last decade, more than 560 total, according to the Federal Emergency Management...Full Story
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