Poverty and Recovery from Disasters

Here are three articles that deal with poverty and disasters: one dealing with the U.S. (Hurricane Matthew and subsequent flooding in NC) and two with an international scope.

Poor, Displaced and Anxious in North Carolina as Floods Climb After Hurricane

UN report on Poverty and Death from Disasters

A new report finds more than a million people have been killed in more than 7,000 natural disasters stretching over a 20-year period. The report, “Poverty & Death: Disaster Mortality 1996-2015,” finds 90 percent of these disaster deaths occur in low-and-middle-income countries.

What Hurricane Matthews Path Through Haiti and the U.S. Tells Us About Global Inequality.

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