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6.1-magnitude earthquake rattles Southcentral Alaska (UPI)
hurricane season forecast raises concerns for already-stretched FEMA staffing
Yahoo News/AP reports Tropical Storm Blanca is forecast
to continue moving farther out to sea without posing any threat to land.
NPR reports the Atlantic hurricane season
begins Tuesday and is likely to be busier than usual. since 2017.
The Hill reports experts say the country is still
not adequately prepared as climate change continues to intensify extreme
weather. Gavin Dillingham, director of clean energy policy at the Houston
Advanced Research Center, says the U.S. needs to adopt stronger resilience
policies, especially to hurricanes. Dillingham says, “We can continue to adapt,
we can continue to work on improving the resilience of our infrastructure, but
it just becomes harder and harder the longer we wait.”
CNN reports Amazon and the Red Cross are
hoping a brand-new disaster relief hub and partnership will allow for a faster
response to locations hit by hurricanes and other natural disasters. The new
venture in Atlanta blends the Red Cross’s disaster response background with
Amazon's delivery know-how. While no