This week we talk to Christa López the Director at Texas General Land Office. Christa has taken on the unique role of running a traditional job of FEMA, direct disaster housing. Christa discuss how Texas took on that job and how she is fulfilling that responsibility.
we started monitoring the Cajun Navy and Texas Navy with the app, and they were able to coordinate hundreds of rescues, and save people’s lives, by being able to coordinate by using that app.
In small cities, you saw people making decisions based on their own geography, their own people, and people typically listening to those directives, based on experience and what’s happened in the past.
Not replace state and local. But when you have, like we saw, after Katrina, such a catastrophic damage to the underlying infrastructure, to the underlying… even the political processes
It hasn’t taken long for Harvey to become political. As a matter of fact, it started to become political right away with people talking about Ted Cruz and the vote for superstorm Sandy. And I’m not gonna get into politics