Texas was one of 11 states that were recently rated as having sufficient plans for dealin with disasters. Nice to know.
Feds Say Nation Still Unprepared After 9/11, Katrina
Analysis Finds Only 11 States That Make Preparation Grade
— reported by click2Houston.com
New Orleans is still woefully unprepared for catastrophes 10 months after Hurricane Katrina, and the two cities targeted by the 9/11 attacks don’t meet guidelines for responding to major disasters, a federal security analysis concluded Friday.
Eleven states were rated in a Homeland Security Department scorecard as having sufficient plans to respond to disasters: Alabama, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Vermont.