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10 Years After Katrina: Are American Cities Ready?

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Dr. Reggie DesRoches, chair of Georgia Tech's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, spent time in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina surveying bridges and builldings. He is an expert on disaster preparedness not only for hurricanes, but also for earthquakes. Dr. DesRoches discusses which American cities are prepared for the next big disaster, and which cities might have more planning to do.