Are We Prepared for a Brutal Hurricane Season?

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Anticipating Hurricane Earl's landfall, a man boards up a beach house September 2, 2010 in Nags Head, North Carolina. (Mark Wilson/Getty)

Hurricane season begins today and experts are expecting a larger than normal season, with 12 to 18 named hurricanes, three to six of which could turn into major hurricanes. With many parts of the country still reeling from tornadoes, and cuts to the disaster preparedness budget, how prepared are we as we begin hurricane season? Dr. Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, and co-founder and president of Children's Health Fund, has the answer.

Guests:

Dr. Irwin Redlener

Produced by:

David J Fazekas

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