FEMA Budget Crisis Looms as Hurricane Season Peaks in September

Jason Perry
By Jason Perry
August 22, 2023NTD Evening News

As the United States battles a record number of billion-dollar weather disasters, FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund is on the brink of exhaustion.

It could run out of money by the end of August, posing challenges just as the Atlantic hurricane season is about to peak in September. Congress reconvenes after Labor Day, facing a pivotal vote on a $12 billion funding bill for natural disasters.

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