California Disaster Wildfires Test Post-Katrina Emergency Response

Over 500,000 people have been evacuated as wildfires devastate Southern California. Two years on from Hurricane Katrina, everyone has learned a lesson about dealing with natural disasters -- not least George W. Bush, who reacted quickly to calls for help.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger observes fires from the window of a National Guard helicopter Tuesday.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger observes fires from the window of a National Guard helicopter Tuesday.

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