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August 28, 2008

Gulf Coast businesses say they're prepared for new storms

Three years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita slammed the U.S. Gulf Coast in rapid succession, and with another potentially dangerous storm possibly arriving next week, businesses in the region say they are much better prepared this time. But insurance problems are still likely; while the number of structures insured against flood has gone up, the percentage of structures with flood protection actually has gone down.

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