FEMA Assesses Hurricane Damage, Taking COVID-19 Precautions

August 27, 2020

NPR (August 27)

FEMA Assesses Hurricane Damage, Taking COVID-19 Precautions

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday that while the impact of Hurricane Laura was less catastrophic than initially predicted, the storm significantly damaged many communities and remains a threat to parts of several Southern states still in its path. FEMA officials said on a call with reporters that it is working to assess the damage and distribute aid to people in need — while taking precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.


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