Feds say state is ready for hurricane season

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.

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