Carolinas brace for Isaias as states assess how to plan for storms in a pandemic

Some say they will not go to shelters even if ordered because of coronavirus fears.
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Weathering a pandemic and a hurricane

As the coronavirus continues to cause chaos, forecasters predict an above-normal hurricane season. State officials urge people in at-risk areas to plan now.
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As North Carolina focuses on getting ahead of hurricanes, some residents are hesitant to move

After three storms hit the state in past years, officials want to be proactive, moving residents to less-vulnerable locations to prevent future destruction.
Victor, who shines shoes downtown for work, is "squatting" in his own town house at Trent Court in New Bern. (Credit: Lewis Raven Wallace)
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Lingering long after a storm, mold and mental health issues

Editor's note: This story is part of a series examining the social and health injustices resulting from increasingly intense storms and is the result of a collaboration between EHN and Scalawag Magazine, an independent nonprofit magazine that covers the American South.

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