Waveney Ann Moore: Hurricane preparedness puts extra pressure on the poor

Sep 10, 2021

Who has not been moved by scenes of Hurricane Ida victims lining up for food and water and despairing at the loss of what were once their homes?

As we watch from afar and vow to be prepared, some of us may research whole house generators, or contemplate just-in-case reservations to hotels in non-evacuation zones. But most will stock pantries with staples and comfort food.

Don’t you wonder about those in our community who can’t afford to escape a storm or buy the bare necessities to ride it out? How will they cope if the worst hits Tampa Bay?

I posed that question to Kevin Chinault, director of...

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