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2010-08-24 11:20:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest coalition of first responders and catastrophe experts said today that America remains unprepared for and unprotected from a financial calamity if a Katrina-like natural catastrophe strikes the United States.

2005-09-19 14:49:40

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Manhattan could be flooded and New York could suffer as much damage as New Orleans if it were hit by a catastrophic hurricane like one that passed just north of the city in 1938, experts warned on Monday.

2005-09-19 14:45:00

Manhattan could be flooded and New York could suffer as much damage as New Orleans if it were hit by a catastrophic hurricane like one that passed just north of the city in 1938, experts warned on Monday.

2005-09-02 10:54:23

By Alan Elsner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Virtually everything that has happened in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina struck was predicted by experts and in computer models, so emergency management specialists wonder why authorities were so unprepared.


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