The Atlantic hurricane season in the United States is set to be challenging. Bad weather will come to the country in two weeks.
Meteorologists believe that the territory will be covered by at least eight hurricanes. Their origin is related to the rise in water temperature in the North Atlantic Ocean. The epicenter will be the eastern and southern coastal zone of the country. The problems could be exacerbated by the unpredictability of the current COVID-19 situation.
FEMA and other responsible organizations react with alarm to messages. They do not undertake to predict responsibility if the worst-case scenarios of bad weather come true. The official position of FEMA was commented on by General Jeffrey Tully.
A disaster management specialist at IBM, he notes serious supply problems. It is a very important factor in extreme conditions. COVID-19 threats will affect humans outside of the epicenter, but dangerously close. This means that problems with quick response and help are possible. Cascading strategies are developed for each possible scenario.
There are changes. The evacuation methodology is changing radically to protect people from the viral threat. It is noted that the second corona outbreak will occur between June and November. That is, illness and bad weather have a chance to collide together.
Optimism is inspired by the preliminary preparation of the responsible services for any situation. Already now, options are being calculated for people to stay in storm shelters in a pandemic. There are all reliable expectations for success. FEMA confirms an active planning and training phase that will help you cope with and respond effectively to current threats, regardless of scale.
In a statement, the agency pointed that the main forces are aimed at responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Disaster preparedness is practiced in parallel and employees are prepared for all challenges, including bad weather, floods, and hurricanes. The agency employs more than 20 thousand employees, and almost 3 thousand of them are engaged in COVID-19 issues. FEMA is also ready to assist the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Capacity Enhancement Force.