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New Orleans (La.) Office of Civil Defense

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Test of emergency operations by city, state and federal officials, Oct. 7, 1971.
"Fred Burtch, Planning Officer for Civil Defense, updates the Radiation reports in a mock exercise at the Emergency Operations Center on the Lakefront. Whether it be hurricanes of "the bomb," Civil Defense personnel use these exercises to sharpen their ability to respond quickly and efficiently to the public in time of disaster."
Caption from Hall Talk, October 1971, p. 16
[Photo by Joseph C. Davi]