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FEMA Seeks Public Input on Climate Change

Big Pine Key neighborhood devastated by Irma
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<p>Remains of a neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Irma in Big Pine Key, Florida on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Photo by J.T. Blatty / FEMA</p>

FEMA is hosting a public comment period on climate change and underserved populations until July 21.

With the number of large-scale and increasingly severe disasters in the U.S. growing, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is reevaluating its programs, and is especially seeking feedback on climate change and underserved communities.

To learn more, check out FEMA's website here and to see FEMA's specific questions and access their public comment portal, click here.