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After receiving storms of criticism over its response to Hurricane Katrina, FEMA is bracing itself to respond to new hurricane emergencies. A worker in the FEMA Logistics Center warehouse in Ft. Worth, Tex. takes inventory with a bar code scanner. This enables GPS tracking of all of the supplies.
Generators are ready for deployment from the FEMA Logistics Center warehouse in Ft. Worth, Tex. during disasters.
Preparing for the worstHow do you prepare for the hurricane season? One way is to build a safer home. A company called Dome Technology is touting its semispherical designs as the way to avoid the ravages of high-speed winds.
If you live near the Atlantic Coast or Gulf Coast, take heed. The National Hurricane Center has some important safety tips to follow before a major storm strikes.