U.S. Conference of Mayors, Disaster Recovery Panel
This event was part of the day three of the U.S. Conference of Mayors winter meeting in Washington, D.C.
Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke talked about the importance of disaster preparedness and the 2017 hurricane season. Other speakers… read more
Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke talked about the importance of disaster preparedness and the 2017 hurricane season. Other speakers were the mayors of Houston, Texas; Key West, Florida; and Ponce, Puerto Rico. They described ongoing recovery and rebuilding efforts after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria brought devastating damage to their cities.
This event was part of the day three of the U.S. Conference of Mayors winter meeting in Washington, D.C. close
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Craig Cates Mayor Key West, FL
Elaine Duke Acting Secretary (Former) Department of Homeland Security
Mitch Landrieu Mayor New Orleans, LA
Maria Melendez Mayor Ponce, Puerto Rico
Paul Rainwater Executive Director (Former) Louisiana Recovery Authority
Sylvester Turner Mayor Houston, TX
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