With federal money running out, slow rebuilds, and a lack of affordable housing, many Panhandle residents are vulnerable to this year’s storms.
The coronavirus pandemic has stalled local economies still reeling from the effects of recent hurricanes.
Robeson County is still picking up the pieces from two hurricanes. Now the local government and nonprofits are preparing for potential storms during the pandemic.
COVID-19 response is stretching already thin resources in counties along the Gulf Coast.