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Lessons From The Storm: What You Will Need In A Disaster

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Natural Disaster Preparedness

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, during the first several days after Hurricane Katrina hit the city, served as a medical triage center. Dr. Christopher Sanford, co-director of the University of Washington Hall Health Center travel clinic, was among the medical personnel who provided care and initial treatment to patients who had been taken to the airport from nursing homes and hospitals.

"It was the most horrible medical situation I have