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Washed Away: Northwest Wisconsin Copes With The Costs Of A Changing Climate

Jeff Smith - Emergency Preparedness to Build Resilient Communities

Senator Jeff Smith
March 16, 2020

Emergencies hit communities without notice and threaten our local economies. We are facing an unprecedented public health emergency right now, but we have faced emergencies before and we’ve become stronger from it.

 

Washed Away: Northwest Wisconsin Copes With The Costs Of A Changing Climate

August 16, 2019

On the morning of July 12, 2016, Joan Elias awoke to discover she was stranded in her home. Elias, who lives on 21 mostly-wooded acres in rural Iron County, was cut off from the outside world by an unexpected — and unprecedented — deluge.

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