Assessing Irene’s Damage
/ August 30, 2011
Although Hurricane Irene was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on the evening of Sunday, Aug. 28, ongoing flooding in numerous states on the Eastern Seaboard has required governments at all levels to remain in disaster mode.
Many people have said this disaster wasn’t as bad as expected, but Irene has left a funding diversion in its wake — and flooding in many communities. To read more, visit Emergency Management magazine.
Photo by Ron Garan aboard the International Space Station