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Biden Administration to direct $1 billion in preparation for ‘above-normal season’ – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2021-05-24 21:21:33 –

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (WBTW) — President Joe Biden has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Response Center will provide up-to-date information on the preparation for the 2021 hurricane season.

The president has announced that FEMA will spend $ 1 billion on state, community and tribal governments.

“The South and East Hurricane Season and the West Fire Season. I’m here to make it clear that I’m just preparing for all these challenges. This is twice as much money as last year. And it will support the community, “said Biden.

According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), climate change can cause more extreme events such as increased floods, rising sea levels, droughts and wildfires. This year, NOAA is focusing on another tough hurricane season.

“The number of intense hurricanes, major hurricanes like categories 3, 4, and 5. As we move forward, those numbers are likely to increase,” said Steven Pfaff of NOAA.

“Praying to God may not be as bad as 2020, but it’s still pretty bad. We all have to know and be ready for these storms. “Biden said.

“Recent NOAA reports say it’s an extra season. We’re looking for 13 to 20 named storms. Of course, regardless of that prediction, there’s a history of the hurricanes we live in. , No matter how many you have to prepare, “Pfaff said.

The Biden administration will also develop and launch a new NASA mission concept for the Earth Systems Observatory. It determines how the changing climate will develop regional and regional in the future.

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