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It’s been nearly five months since Hurricane Irma hit Florida. This week and next, an economic recovery workshop is traveling across the state, seeing what counties and small businesses need to help them bounce back and how to better handle the next disaster.


Quincy J. Walters / WGCU News

It’s been a little over four months since Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida, but many people still need help and don’t know where to turn. And there’s a group canvassing neighborhoods to try and create a network of assistance for people who may have given up.

On an early morning one day this week, a group of five people in yellow t-shirts stopped by the Iona McGregor Fire Station in Fort Myers.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Administrator was at the Lee County Emergency Operations Center Wednesday. 


Quincy Walters / WGCU News

What was once Hurricane Irma is now a tropical storm. But before Irma touched down Sunday in Southwest Florida, WGCU visited a trailer park in Estero when a mandatory evacuation was in effect for mobile homes.