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The Pandemic’s Natural Disaster Makes Congress Seek a Better Fix
Emergency Management
The Pandemic’s Natural Disaster Makes Congress Seek a Better Fix
2022-01-19 20:19:49
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — As public health officials warned this week the U.S. COVID-19 death toll could reach 1 million by this spring, a congressional panel on Wednesday considered what it would take to ensure it never happens again. Rep. Joseph Morelle,... Read More

Emergency Management
Lawmakers Decry ‘Inequities’ in Disaster Relief Assistance
2021-10-27 23:04:01
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Emergency management officials who testified to Congress Wednesday described U.S. policies on disaster relief as long on inspiration but short on administration. In other words, communities devastated by hurricanes, wildfires, floods or tornadoes receive disaster relief but in... Read More

Natural Disasters
New Online Map Shows U.S. Flood Risk Considerably Higher Than Shown In Federal Data
2020-07-02 13:45:10
by Gaspard Le Dem

A new virtual map unveiled this week provides a comprehensive and precise look at the risk of flooding across America through a free online tool called Flood Factor. The website, developed by the First Street Foundation, a non-profit research and... Read More

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