The States Least Prepared for Natural Disaster

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Portland, Oregon 2
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46. Oregon
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$10,557,527
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: -0.3%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 47.9 (6th lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Flooding, earthquakes

Destin, Florida
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47. Florida
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$41,148,138
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 0.5%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 48.3 (7th lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Hurricanes

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48. Nevada
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$8,680,424
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 0.0%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 45.8 (5th lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Flooding, wildfires

Georgia
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49. Georgia
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$21,954,511
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: -0.3%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 90.4 (18th highest)
> Most common natural disasters: Hurricanes, flooding

Hawaii
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50. Hawaii
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$6,111,177
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 0.1%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: N/A
> Most common natural disasters: Tidal waves, tropical storms