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Hurricane Andrew changed preparedness forever

On Aug. 23, on the anniversary of the storm's landfall in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis and FDEM Director Kevin Guthrie commented on how Florida became a "national leader in emergency management." But 30 years after Hurricane Andrew made landfall in Miami as a Category 5 storm, there are many lessons learned and lessons we are still learning about these powerful storms and the way their impact.

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