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Hurricane Season Not Only Brings Destruction and Death but Rising Inequality Too

which is bearing down on Hawaii, is a reminder of the devastation hurricane season can bring. Only one year agoPuerto Rico. Despite the private and government aid provided after these disasters,struggleeven today. However, not everyone is struggling. In fact, some actually benefit economically from these extreme weather events. In aI co-authoredwith my colleague Not only that, how the government delivers aid is partly to blame. Disasters on the rise Natural disasters from hurricanes to wildfires$260 billion in direct damagesfrom natural disasters. While thats a devastating figure, it fails to encompass…

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