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Friday, November 25, 2005

Making Disaster Preparedness Lemonade

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade...

Former FEMA Director Michael Brown, heavily criticized for his agency's slow response to Hurricane Katrina, is starting a disaster preparedness consulting firm to help clients avoid the sort of errors that cost him his job.

"If I can help people focus on preparedness, how to be better prepared in their homes and better prepared in their businesses - because that goes straight to the bottom line - then I hope I can help the country in some way," Brown told the Rocky Mountain News for its Thursday editions.

Read more here.

Now that's what I call gutsy. Mind you, I'm not saying that I'd pay Brown to instruct me based on his mistakes. But I'll give him gutsy.



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