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(10:00 am) EDT August 25, 2005: FEMA Urges Florida Residents to Prepare for Katrina

FEMA issues a press release urging residents to heed the hurricane warnings, noting that, “Even as FEMA continues our work on recovery from the past five storms, we stand with our partners at the state and local levels encouraging Floridians to take the necessary precautionary measures for the looming storm.” [Federal Emergency Management Agency, 8/25/2005]

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