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Hurricane Ian in southwestern Florida will prove to be yet another unfortunate case study for weather, emergency management, and social science communities to tackle, and they will likely focus on three major factors: COVID migrations, a false sense of risk, and shifting risk.
One of the key principles in emergency management is unity of information. When there's a meteorological crisis happening, we don't need 100 industry providers providing safety information. When it comes to safety, government agencies need to be the authoritative source the public trusts.