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Disaster recovery and a nature fix

In a couple of short weeks, the Atlantic hurricane season will officially, and hopefully quietly, end, though the disaster it left in its wake will continue to tax communities from Texas to Puerto Rico for weeks and months to come. In fact, many communities most likely will be still putting the pieces back together again…

There’s a blindspot in most post-disaster recovery efforts, and it may surprise you

As we watched Harvey enter the US and pummel parts of coastal Texas and Louisiana two weeks ago, and then Irma take aim at the Caribbean and Florida last weekend, our hearts lurched —  seeing both the immediate suffering, and thinking of the long road to recovery that lies ahead. The images and stories coming…

"In the midst of pain, anger and frustration, this is an oasis of calm and beauty."

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