Recreation Industry News

Survey: Local Governments Should Invest in Natural Disaster Response

According to a recent poll conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), the majority of Americans agree it's important for parks and recreation to play a role in disaster response and recovery, such as wildfires, hurricanes and floods. Specifically, Americans look to their local park and recreation agency to serve as an emergency distribution center (66 percent) and provide shelter during an emergency (62 percent).

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