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If Disaster Strikes, Are You Prepared?

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It is quite difficult to imagine being in a dissater such as what occured in the wake of Tsunami Tragedy of 2005, Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and more recently the Haiti Earthquake of 2010. Still many people are concerned with how ready they are to survive such disasters. This program will explore some questions and solutions regarding our preparedness for disasters. We are using a quiz published in the New York Times that allows a self testing of how prepared someone is for responding to various disasters. How Prepared Are You If Disaster Strikes? http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/08/04/health/20080805_WELLQUIZ.html# This series of programs are designed to offer tangible solutions to the critical issues that are challenging the quality of life in various populations. Each segment will begin with a clearly stated problem, along with information and/or statistics about the problem before inviting participants to help develop workable solutions. We invite forward thinkers, entrepreneurs and solutions oriented talkers to engage in meaningful problem solving. These episodes will be forwarded to government officials to allow them to review and benefit from solutions oriented discussions.