The program is $24 billion in debt and that deficit won’t be erased without reform.
The scope of the dry spell was daunting, but the lessons learned are valuable for any emergency manager facing the prospect of very hot, very dry weeks and months.
Budget cuts are a particular cause for concern because they affect many public health efforts, from tracking disease outbreaks to encouraging vaccinations.
The new system is allowing neighboring emergency responders to communicate smoothly for the first time in 40 years.
The Institute for Community Resiliency and Climate Adaptation’s goal is to create real-world solutions for the growing risks that are being posed by climate change.