What Factors Contributed To Houston’s Hurricane Vulnerability? | Here & Now

closemore.   Traffic backs up on a freeway on Sept. 5, 2017 in Houston. Over a week after Hurricane Harvey hit southern Texas, residents are beginning the long process of recovering from the storm. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

September 07, 2017

More than a year before Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston, a team of journalists wrote a report predicting what would happen if a natural disaster hit. Now that the worst-case scenario has happened, what lessons can be taken?

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Kiah Collier (@KiahCollier), reporter and editor with The Texas Tribune and part of the team behind the award-winning ProPublica investigation “Hell and High Water.”

This segment aired on September 7, 2017. Audio will be available soon.


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