Is D.C. Prepared for a Major Emergency?

Natalie Jones Best, emergency preparedness and risk manager for D.C., in front of a city map. i i

Natalie Jones Best is the emergency preparedness and risk manager for the District of Columbia's Department of Transportation. Tina Tennessen, NPR hide caption

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Natalie Jones Best, emergency preparedness and risk manager for D.C., in front of a city map.

Natalie Jones Best is the emergency preparedness and risk manager for the District of Columbia's Department of Transportation.

Tina Tennessen, NPR

The District of Columbia has developed plans to deal with a terrorist attack or a natural disaster. But much depends on local neighborhood officials, and some are not so confident about their ability to cope.

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