Link: Instapundit.com - .
1. Don't build your city below sea level 2. Order evacuations early 3. Have -- and use -- a plan for evacuating people who can't get out on their own 4. Have an emergency relocation plan 5. Make critical infrastructure survivable 6. Stock supplies and prepare facilities 7. Be realistic 8. Put somebody in charge 9. Make people care:
A good summation.