LA is a COVID capital and now the most dangerous county to live in the US, says FEMA

The riskiest county for natural disasters is LA, according to a new report by FEMA. Image by David Mark from Pixabay

Los Angeles, home to 10 million people, is the riskiest county for natural disasters in America, according to FEMA. Scientists have warned that “the big one” is coming. There are threats from climate change — with wildfires, extreme heat, air pollution, and drought as major issues here. 

Credits

Guest:
Lucy Jones - seismologist and author of “The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us and What We Can Do About Them” - @DrLucyJones

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Angie Perrin, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Bennett Purser