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Friday, September 02, 2005

maybe they would have believed nostradamus?

i don't know. after reading this national geographic article (written LAST YEAR), i just don't understand why there was no foolproof evacuation plan for the entire population of new orleans.

2 Comments:

Anonymous summervillain said...

The September 2001 article in Popular Mechanices (you can find a link on Boing Boing; I don't have it handy) was also chilling.

I think it's a direct consequence of focusing budget/manpower/intellectual capital on responding to terrorist threats to the exclusion of mitigating other risks.

9:37 AM

 
Blogger David said...

Here is the Popular Mechanics article that SummerVillian referred to above.

3:46 PM

 

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