Atlantic hurricane season begins in June, and forecasters are predicting an active year for what can be deadly — and expensive — storms. FEMA often steps in with support, but much of the cost of dealing with natural disasters end up falling to the states, many of which have budgets already strained by their COVID-19 response.

Nora reminds us that, “this period is a good time for leaders to reevaluate how they do business, and to write down what is working well.”