Tag: Tropical Storm Barry

As Tropical Storm Barry Strengthens, FEMA Is Already Stretched Thin

WASHINGTON — Three years of crushing natural disasters have left the Federal Emergency Management Agency with even fewer staff available than usual, potentially straining the agency’s ability to help victims of Tropical Storm Barry. Less than one-quarter of FEMA’s trained disaster work force of 13,654 people is available to be deployed to Barry or any […]

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