Issue: Disasters

Hurricane Sandy damage
Disaster aid may actually encourage reckless rebuilding in locations, such as flood plains, that are prone to future disasters. Above, an oceanside home in Mantoloking, N.J., knocked off its foundations by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Photo:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Andrew Stamer, courtesy Flickr Creative Commons. Click to enlarge.

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