We’ve all seen it on TV— a hurricane strikes, leaving thousands without power, food, or clean water for days or even weeks. When disasters happen, the Red Cross is the organization that always seems to be there.
The Great Flood of 1993 absolutely battered the Midwest between April and October, with the peak occurring in July here in Kansas City. Over 50 people lost their lives in incidence connected to the flooding over the summer of 1993.
Host Monrone Dodd talks with KCUR reporter Laura Ziegler, John Grothaus, Chief of Planning and Formulation for the Army Corps of Engineers; and Kenneth Kieser, author of Missouri's Great Flood of '93.