Speaking In Miami, Bill Clinton Emphasizes P3s For Hurricane Recovery

By Berry Craig IV
P3 Kentucky Staff Writer

Former President Bill Clinton was in Miami discussing how to improve disaster response and resiliency in the Caribbean.

The event, organized by the Clinton Global Initiative and hosted by the University of Miami, aimed in part to introduce people working on hurricane recovery projects to potential funders. Those projects are helping Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Antigua & Barbuda and Dominica build back stronger after last year’s devastating hurricane season.

Clinton stressed the need for effective partnerships between corporations, NGOs and universities.

Other ideas discussed at the event included how to pre-position communications technology; using drones to deliver medication; and installing solar power sources for schools and mental health facilities.

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