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The Use of RFID in Emergency Management Planning

Written by  EDWARD MINYARD Wednesday, 07 November 2007 13:13

Just hours before Hurricane Katrina reached land along the Gulf Coast on Aug. 28, 2005, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin declared a state of emergency and ordered a mandatory evacuation. For many reasons, but mostly for lack of means, approximately 25,000 city residents did not evacuate. In the end, an estimated 1,600 to 1,800 lives were lost.