Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 7/27/2021
Ahead of Hurricane Elsa making landfall (later downgraded to a tropical storm), E.W. Scripps Company’s Fox affiliate WFTX-TV Cape Coral, Fla., interviewed Patrick Fuller, director, Charlotte County Emergency Management, on July 4 about the preparations for the storm, lessons learned from a previous direct hit from Hurricane Charley in 2004 and how to plan for the rest of hurricane season. Fuller encouraged viewers to be mindful of the threat of storm surge during hurricane season and to know what evacuation zone they reside in, as well as develop a disaster kit and plan for where to go in case of an evacuation.
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