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Officials Meet In Galveston To Discuss Lessons Learned From Harvey

Emergency officials and health care experts met Wednesday in Galveston to discuss what lessons could be learned from the Harvey disaster response.


A volunteer rescue in northwest Houston’s Lakewood Forest subdivision on Aug. 28, 2017.


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Emergency officials and health care experts met in Galveston to talk about lessons learned from Harvey. The storm is one of a few disasters that'll be discussed at today's 2017 Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition Symposium.

The Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council is hosting this event. Lori Upton is their Regional Director of Emergency Management Operations. We talk with Upton about what action she wants to see come out of this gathering.