On October 4th, Dante Disparte was a panelist on the American Security Project’s event, Build Back Better
Puerto Rico Reconstruction
In this clip, Dante shares his personal connections to the island and discusses the reconstruction efforts needed.
Puerto Rico Build Back Better
In this clip, Dante shares the plight of Puerto Rico and what to do going forward.
Puerto Rico Debt Crisis
In this clip, Dante discusses the debt burden of Puerto Rico and implications of the enormous displacement of people.
Puerto Rico Solutions
In this clip, Dante discusses the energy costs and ways to rebuild better in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Resilience and Insurance
In this clip, Dante discusses preinvesting in resilience, and cites underinsurance as an issue facing recent catastrophes.
Displacement & Accessibility
In this clip, Dante discusses the move of Puerto Ricans into San Juan and out of Puerto Rico entirely.
In this clip, the panelists discuss rebuilding and the implications of building back in areas prone to further catastrophic events.
In this clip, the panelists discuss autonomy, and the need for aid from mainland US following this humanitarian crisis.