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Knowledge is power in case of terrorism

Only one out of four Americans passed a test indicating they had basic knowledge that would help them survive a terrorist attack, according to a survey released today. People don’t want to think about the attacks on the World Trade Center Sept. 11, 2001, or the fact that another attack could come, but information on weapons of terror can both ease the fear and help people respond better in an emergency, says Steven Brill, chairman of The America Prepared Campaign Inc., a non-profit group in New York City.”Such knowledge can save lives,” says Brill, whose group sponsored the survey on such subjects as chemical attacks, “dirty bombs” and biological terrorism. Lunz Research Companies conducted the telephone survey, which had a margin of error of 3 percentage points. Full Story

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