State Reworking Disaster Plan in Wake of Katrina

Massachusetts officials say they are reworking the state's emergency management plans following the chaos that erupted in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

The state will create what officials are calling a Category 5 task force to prepare for the possibility of a powerful storm hitting Massachusetts.

Bob Oakes speaks with Edward Flynn, the state's secretary of public safety, and asks him what he saw in the response to Katrina that led him to take another look at Massachusetts' readiness.

This program aired on September 13, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.


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