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Trees bend in the tropical storm wind along North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard as Hurricane Irma hits the southern part of the state in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Hurricanes and Community Risk Reduction

  • Date: 30 August 2022

This week, Anita van Breda, WWF’s senior director of environment and disaster management, joins the podcast to talk about how the impacts of climate change are driving more intense and destructive hurricanes.



She shares insights about how communities can reduce risk to hurricanes and other disasters (3:41) and what factors they should consider when building back after extreme weather events (9:05). She also shares her experience working with communities harmed by wildfires, and what communities in the path of potential fires should be thinking about (17:18).



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