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Is Memphis ready to respond to a disaster?

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —We've all seen the worst of mother nature lately.

So is Memphis ready to respond in the face of such a disaster?

Kenneth Brown from the Memphis Office of Emergency Management is the program manager for the city's Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT.

He and Lisa Beasley with the Tennessee Nurses Association stopped by to talk about it.