Brevard's neediest on edge of disaster; thousands of poor, seniors eligible for storm evacuation program

Number 22118
Subject Environment
Source Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.)
State FL
Year 2005
Publication Date Sept. 14, 2005
Summary This investigation, done in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, shows that Brevard County, Florida is also unprepared to handle a similar natural disaster. "Like New Orleans, tens of thousands of seniors, poor people and families with no cars live in neighborhoods likely to be overcome by storm surge or flooded rivers in a powerful hurricane..."
Category General
Pages 10
Keywords FEMA;natural disaster;flood;hurricane;public transportation;emergency;mapping;database analysis
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