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Harvey & Irma: The Challenge to Evacuate and Communicate

Posted by Paul Calderwood on September 11, 2017

In the past few weeks, we have seen some incredible images of what Mother Nature can throw at us in a short period of time. Estimates in the billions of gallons of water were dropped on the Houston area from Hurricane Harvey, and now Hurricane Irma is heading through Florida and heading towards my hometown of Nashville. During the new coverage of these two major events, there has no shortage of public officials talking to reporters about their planning for these events and how ready they were. 

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Topics: Hurricane, Tropical storm, Wildfire, FEMA, natural disaster

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