Skip to comments.Emergency Managers Are Concerned About Bad Weather and Illegal Immigrants (barf!)
Posted on 07/28/2014 7:58:41 PM PDT by TigerClaws
MCALLEN - Rio Grande Valley Emergency Management officials are concerned that the large amount of people here illegally may pose a dangerous situation in the event severe weather like a hurricane threatens the Valley.
People who cross the border illegally have long been part of conversation in law enforcement circles.
But now, emergency managers in McAllen have questions of their own, in the event of a hurricane.
"You have extra sheltering areas and detention centers right here," said Barry Goldsmith, Brownsville National Weather Service Coordinator. "And are they able to withstand the wind, are they able to withstand flood waters nearby to get humanitarian relief."
All these questions come with the responsibility of keeping illegal crossers safe in the event a hurricane strikes.
City officials, along with several emergency managers valley-wide came together to analyze the numbers.
The Valley's population exceeds 1.3 million people according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Add to that another 4,000 people here illegally. How do we manage the extra bodies.
A meeting this week in McAllen set a plan in motion.
"Before the public gets their mandatory evacuation, the plan is to get all these unaccompanied women and children out of the Valley and to safer ground," said Goldsmith.
(Excerpt) Read more at krgv.com ...
Your tax dollars at work!
“How do we manage the extra bodies?”
What’s all this “We”, business about? We The People didn’t start all this, but apparently we have to pay for it, and we have take care of these people.
Flooding, hail, brimstone, lightening...
I don’t really see a problem.
The question should be where will the illegals go once the shelters are needed for legal Americans in the event of a natural disaster like a Hurricane? In a just America they’d already be back across the frigging border.
These Emer. Mgt. officials are liberal idiots!
If 1.3 million residents can weather big storms, then adding 3 tenths of 1% (4000) is not a reason to run around saying ‘the sky is falling!’. ...Damn. I’m really sick of libs!