Michele Nellenbach, director of infrastructure at the Bipartisan Policy Center, on the renewed congressional debate over supplemental disaster relief funding for Puerto Rico.
Right now half a dozen wildfires are burning throughout California with devastating impacts. How are local officials responding to these natural disasters?
Hurricane Florence has reiterated what was already proven by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria: America’s infrastructure is not prepared to withstand major natural disasters.
Our federal government should stop treating natural disasters as surprises
We discuss Houston and the infrastructure of flooding with Carol Haddock, Director of Houston’s Department of Public Works and Engineering.
Watch live for a discussion on how federal policies and local infrastructure can be better prepared to mitigate and respond to natural disasters.
Puerto Rico’s recovery will require long-term technical expertise to build, operate, and manage any new systems.