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Hurricane Season: 33% Think U.S. Better Prepared than Last Year

As the hurricane season begins, 33% of American adults believe the U.S. is better prepared this year than last year. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 41% say preparedness is about the same while only 15% think the nation is less prepared. Last year, 41% thought we were better prepared than the year before. That, however, was following a year in which Hurricane Katrina raised serious doubts about preparedness.

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