Florida Evacuates 4,000 from Hurricane-Damaged Prisons

HeadlineOct 16, 2018

Florida prison officials say they’re evacuating over 4,000 prisoners who were left stranded in dire conditions after Hurricane Michael hit. BuzzFeed News reports that families of prisoners at the Gulf Correctional Institution—who were not evacuated ahead of the storm—reported heavily damaged infrastructure and shortages of food and water in the prison.

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