Past disasters give clues into the recovery process
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June 1, 2012
When you look back at the major disasters of the last decade, a few come to mind right away. The 10-year anniversary of 9/11 was last September; Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005; and most recently Joplin, Mo., was destroyed by a category EF5 tornado that virtually wiped out the local hospital. Overseas, Japan is still feeling the impact of a deadly tsunami that struck early in 2011.