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Hagerty Mention: The New York Times

Hagerty’s Brock Long discusses the increasing frequency, magnitude, and overlapping nature of disasters in the United States. When state and local governments can’t keep up with the need, responsibility falls to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); however, the agency risks being overwhelmed.

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“The current business model for FEMA, and the expectations placed upon it by the public and Congress, are unrealistic at this point,” said Mr. Long, who is now executive chairman of Hagerty Consulting, which advises companies and governments on dealing with disasters.

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