UTA study calls on feds to invest in local volunteer disaster response, recovery groups


Data from 2017 Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and California natural disasters highlights key collaboration gaps and better ways to save money, time and lives in future disastersAfter 2017's record year of billion-dollar disaster events and additional hurricanes and wildfires during 2018, a new University of Texas at Arlington study found that inconsistent non-profit resources across different jurisdictions impacted disaster recovery efforts, especially in areas that needed it the most.

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Source:  https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/uota-usc021219.php