The States Least Prepared for Natural Disaster

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6. Wisconsin
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$15,199,568
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 0.2%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 108.0 (6th highest)
> Most common natural disasters: Flooding

Nebraska
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7. Nebraska
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$6,741,803
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: -0.1%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: N/A
> Most common natural disasters: Winter storms, tornadoes

New Mexico
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8. New Mexico
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$8,259,009
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 1.1%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 77.2 (24th lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Flooding, wildfires

Baltimore Inner Harbor, Maryland
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9. Maryland
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$16,183,664
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: -0.3%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 78.8 (25th lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Hurricanes, winter storms

Vicksburg Bridge, Mississippi
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10. Mississippi
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$8,871,044
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: -0.3%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 70.8 (16th lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Hurricanes, flooding