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Hurricane Irma / Florida / A Discussion #1115782

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 08, 2017
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(Miami Beach: Anderson Cooper; Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The military resource readiness to help in when Hurricane Irma hits with battleship helicopters, the Air Force fleet of cargo planes to bring in vehicles, the preparations for evacuations at military bases like MacDill discussed.

(Miami Beach: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former FEMA administrator Craig Fugate & former Florida emergency management dir. David Halstead† about storm assets; scenes shown of storm damage in Barbuda, St. Martin, US Virgin Islands. [FUGATE, HALSTEAD - explain what FEMA will do to help in Florida, the plan to go into the keys using large ships with copters to bring in resources, the problem of getting people to leave, the organizational problems in responding to the area of impact.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Starr, Barbara

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