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Study: Arizona ties for last in disaster preparation

December 10, 2008
by HEIDI ROWLEY
Tucson Citizen

A new state-by-state report on emergency preparedness ranks Arizona last, but the state health department states it is ready for a disaster scenario.

The "Ready or Not: 2008" report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation looked at 10 areas of emergency preparedness, including having a stockpile of vaccines, a plan to distribute those vaccines and funding.

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