Overlapping Disasters

From InsideClimateNews: Hurricane Season Collides With Coronavirus, as Communities Plan For Dual Emergencies. In Florida, officials fear widespread confusion when stay-at-home policies conflict with evacuation orders, and they worry about coronavirus spreading in shelters.

From HSDL:  Heightened Risks When Pandemic and Hurricane Season Overlap.  Researchers at RPI studying the ability of coastal communities to respond to disasters say that combined disasters may make community recovery vastly more difficult. What they have found serves as a stark warning to policymakers preparing for hurricane season during a pandemic. One of the main worries is that there will be significant delays in recovery efforts if front-line workers are not kept healthy.

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