Home / Environment / FEMA Director Fugate says lessons were learned from Katrina

FEMA Director Fugate says lessons were learned from Katrina

By

Tropical Storm Isaac continues its northwestern movement toward the state of Louisiana. University of Florida Meteorologist Jeff Huffman had the chance to talk with the Director of FEMA today, Craig Fugate, about the safeguards put in place to try and prevent the damage that occured with Hurricane Katrina several years ago.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About Jeff Huffman

Jeff is WUFT's chief meteorologist. Reach him by emailing jhuffman@wruf.com or calling 352-294-1506.

Check Also

Wood Resource Recovery machinery grinds wood for delivery to Gainesville's biomass plant. Those deliveries ceased in 2015 when the company terminated its contract with GREC. (Courtesy: Wood Resource Recovery)

Judge Awards $4.4 Million To Gainesville Company Over Disputed Biomass Supply Contract

The lawsuit required an 8-day trial last month at the Alachua County Family/Civil Justice Center.