Street Sense - USA 04 July 2011
As the heat index soared past 95 Fahrenheit, the Washington DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency declared a heat emergency in the city, a signal that cooling centers in local homeless shelters should be opened and available for use. But a spot check revealed that they are not always available on mandated heat alert days. (1138 Words) - By Erin Durkin and Zachary Davidson
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