Review of Painful Lessons So Far

This is a good recap of the response so far. Will the lessons be learned or just noted?

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma offer sobering lessons in the power of nature

William “Brock” Long, the FEMA administrator, has had two epic storms in his first three months on the job, and what he’s seen affirms his philosophy that the United States needs a fundamental change in disaster preparedness.
“We don’t seem to learn the lessons over and over again from past hurricanes,” he said. He cited the many people who refused to evacuate from storm-surge zones, “which blows my mind.”

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