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Natural Disasters and Dealing with the Aftermath

Monday, July 29, 2019

Natural disasters like hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and earthquakes are awe inspiring forces that can cause extreme levels of destruction and devastation to the communities they impact. In recent months, Hurricane Barry caused flooding and disruption of vital services in New Orleans and the surrounding areas; and two powerful earthquakes rattled southern California. And nearly two years later. Puerto Rico is still reeling and recovering from the tragic effects of Hurricane Maria.