Profile: Craig Fugate, Former FEMA Administrator
Americas Now • 9m 57s
The Atlantic Hurricane season runs from June through late November. In 2019 Hurricane Dorian left hundreds dead or missing in the Bahamas. The economic toll – more than 3 billion dollars. Our John Zarrella met with the person who was in charge of managing emergencies in the U-S for a decade. They discussed what it’s like to deal with a natural disaster amid a pandemic.
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