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As time since Ike passes, city focuses on preparedness - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 20, 2014

As time since Ike passes, city focuses on preparedness

Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:00 am

GALVESTON — Charlie Kelly was in Galveston during Hurricane Ike. But now, almost six years after the storm made landfall and devastated much of the island, he knows that he’s part of a shrinking group. 

“A lot of the core people that we have, they haven’t been though a hurricane,” Kelly, Galveston’s emergency management coordinator, said Wednesday. “They have been through the training. We train every year.”

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