Aug 28, 2020
Hurricane Laura made landfall on Thursday morning, the Category 4 storm bursted ashore with 100-plus MPH winds. As the storm wreaks havoc on Louisiana, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be there, coordinating the response to the emergency. But this year is different than others, as the pandemic will throw a wrench into even the best-laid plans.
Carlos Castillo is the Chief Development Officer for Tidal Basin Group and is the former Acting Deputy Administrator for Resilience at FEMA. He’s spent more than 30 years in emergency management and he joined GovExec Daily to talk about how FEMA can manage disaster relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.