Profile: Craig Fugate, Former FEMA Administrator

Americas Now

Disasters as a consequence of strong storm systems seems unavoidable

Powerful Hurricane Laura struck the U.S. Gulf Coast with catastrophic winds.

With ever increasing frequency, major hurricanes are threatening many of the world’s coastal communities.

The Atlantic Hurricane season runs from June through late November.

Having reached the end of the letters of the Roman alphabet for 2020 the next storms are taking the names of Greek alphabet, as decided by the World Meteorological Organization.

The last time the Greek alphabet was used to name storms “Zeta” was the further into the alphabet the Atlantic season went, setting a record back in 2005. The record has been broken with Eta, looming over Central America. 

Our John Zarrella met with Craig Fugate, the man who ran the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency during the Obama administration.