06 April 2020

Exclusive: How FEMA Missed the Chance to Be Better Prepared for the Coronavirus Pandemic


Manhattan on April 6, 2020 as seen from Weehawken, New Jersey. The U.S. COVID-19 death toll has now surpassed 9,000.Kena Betancur/Getty ImagesThe Federal Emergency Management Agency canceled its national preparedness drill last week—a decision that was probably unavoidable, given the coronavirus pandemic, but one that highlights the missed opportunities to truly prepare. "The preparedness events that have already been held have helped make our nation more resilient," the Department of Homeland [...]