Code Blue for NYC

Temperatures forecast to stay 10 to 15 degrees below normal through the weekend. Unsheltered homeless individuals, infants, older adults and people with certain chronic medical conditions are at an increased risk. Benjamin Krakauer, assistant commissioner for strategy and program development at NYC Emergency Management, and Mirela Iverac, WNYC reporter covering poverty and immigration, talk about how the city responds to protect vulnerable people when the city’s temperature dips to extreme lows.

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