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Virus Crisis Exposes Cascading Weaknesses in U.S. Disaster Response

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WASHINGTON — For decades, the backbone of the nation’s disaster response system — and a hallmark of American generosity — has been its army of...
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Why Politicians Aren’t Ready for Disasters Like the Coronavirus

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It is clear that our government has failed to fight Covid-19 effectively. As one health expert said when asked what went wrong, “What went right?”...
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Why New Orleans Pushed Ahead With Mardi Gras, Even as It Planned for Coronavirus

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ATLANTA — Twelve days before New Orleans celebrated Mardi Gras Day, the citywide pre-Lenten bash that would pack thousands of visitors onto the streets, Sarah...