The States Least Prepared for Natural Disaster

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Toledo, Ohio
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31. Ohio
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$25,363,476
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: -0.5%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 91.2 (17th highest)
> Most common natural disasters: Flooding, winter storms

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 2
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32. Oklahoma
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$10,403,441
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: -0.1%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 89.2 (19th highest)
> Most common natural disasters: Tornadoes, winter storms

Wyoming
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33. Wyoming
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$5,039,970
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: 0.3%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 114.7 (5th highest)
> Most common natural disasters: Forest fires, flooding

Philadelphia at night, Pennsylvania
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34. Pennsylvania
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$27,656,271
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: -0.5%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 96.3 (14th highest)
> Most common natural disasters: Flooding

Libby, Montana
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35. Montana
>All-hazards preparedness funding for FY 2015:
$5,254,112
> Pct. change in hazard preparedness funding FY 2014-FY 2015: -0.2%
> EMTs per 100,000 residents: 58.6 (11th lowest)
> Most common natural disasters: Wildfires