Street Beat: Aid After Natural Disasters

This week on Street Beat, host April Moss looks at relief efforts after natural disasters like the recent hurricanes.

First, Chief Forecaster Karen Carter explains how hurricanes are formed and what category one winds feel like.

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Perry Rech, Director of Communications for the American Red Cross (Photo credit: Juwan Outlaw, CBS 62/CW50 Intern)

Then, Perry Rech, Director of Communications for the American Red Cross, explains how volunteers have been working nonstop to help provide food, shelter, and health services for victims impacted by the hurricanes.

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Western Michigan Law School Associate Dean and Retired Brigadier General Michael C.H. McDaniel – I’m sending a separate photo for this guest so you have two choices. (Photo credit: Jordan Brown, CBS 62/CW50 Intern)

Next, Western Michigan Law School Associate Dean and Retired Brigadier General Michael C.H. McDaniel talks about rebuilding infrastructure to withstand natural disasters.

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President and CEO of the Michigan Humane Society, Matthew Pepper, and Mia (Photo credit: Juwan Outlaw, CBS 62/CW50 Intern)

Finally, April learns about pets and animals who are left behind to fend for themselves after disasters and how the Michigan Humane Society is helping them the President and CEO of the Michigan Humane Society, Matthew Pepper. He’s joined by Mia, one of the dogs available for adoption.

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