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Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Rolling Stones as Model for Major Metropolitan Area Evacuation Plan

In a Houston Chronicle article that suggests that Houston actually has a plan for responding to a major disaster, Paul Light, an expert on emergency response with New York University, is quoted as saying that the best model for disaster response agencies to emulate is the Rolling Stones’ traveling tour.

“They move two 747s and five truckloads of gear every day with the flexibility to change venues and add concerts,” Light said. “That is what is needed, the ability to hit the ground running and react to events.”

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