Orange County, Calif., preparedness plans are lacking

May 24, 2007
Report finds that two-thirds of the county's schools have inadequate disaster plans.

A majority of Orange County, Calif., schools don't have plans in place to adequately deal with a wide range of disasters, a county grand jury says. Among the shortcomings cited were "skeletal" plans that dealt with only fires and "earthquake duck-and-cover" strategies, and poor communication between district administrators and individual schools.

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