Lessons from Hurricane Katrina

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Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later

Sept 9th, 2015

Here are the facts: 10 years ago, Hurricane Katrina brewed ominously in the Gulf of Mexico. We had no idea the devastation it would unleash once it hit land. When the Category 3 hurricane made landfall and tore through the Gulf Coast, doctors around the country scrambled to offer help.  At the time, there was no organized medical group that participated in disaster relief. We were woefully unprepared. Looking back, I believe that we could have done a much better job.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has called Katrina the single most catastrophic natural disaster in U.S. history: More than 1,800 people across the Gulf Coast region lost their lives and more than $100 billion of damage accrued.

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With 2 more months left of Hurricane Season, are you prepared??