As Natural Disasters Threaten Communities, How Do Government Agencies Respond?

By Mark Brodie
Published: Friday, August 30, 2019 - 11:34am
Updated: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 1:27pm

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Hotshot crews return to their camps as smoke from the Woodbury Fire rises
Anton L. Delgado/News21
Hotshot crews return to their camps as smoke from the Woodbury Fire rises over the Superstition Wilderness in central Arizona

Reporters from the News21 project recently fanned out across the country to see how local and federal governments respond when communities are devastated by natural disasters.

Carly Henry is a News21 Fellow, and directed the first episode of the “State of Emergency” documentary series.

She joined The Show to talk about what they found.

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