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Hagerty Mention: The Austin Monitor

City presents long-awaited follow-up on Winter Storm Uri

As Austin prepares for colder temperatures, a coalition of teams, supported by Hagerty Consulting and led by the city’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, has finalized its after-action report on February’s Winter Storm Uri.

“City departments currently do not have adequate staffing models for multiple-response operations,” said Allan Freedman of Hagerty Consulting, who assisted with the report. Noting the likelihood of future “overlapping disaster events,” the report recommends a major bolstering of the city’s disaster-response infrastructure.

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