The States Least Prepared for Natural Disaster

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Boise, Idaho, Ada County
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41. Idaho
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$6,252,645
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 0.0%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 66.7 (14th lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Flooding, forest fires

Juneau County, Alaska
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42. Alaska
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$5,152,380
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 1.1%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 52.9 (8th lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Winter Storms, freezing

Salt Lake City, Utah
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43. Utah
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$8,582,188
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 0.3%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 76.8 (22nd lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Flooding

Detroit, Michigan
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44. Michigan
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$22,758,630
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 0.1%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 65.6 (13th lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Winter storms

Denver, Colorado 4
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45. Colorado
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$13,031,374
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 0.3%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 76.7 (21st lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Wildfires, flooding