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Remember Houston? On Repairing/Rebuilding 100,000+ Damaged Houses

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Almost lost in all the dollar estimates of property damage is the human loss, suffering and stress. I am not an expert in repairing flood damage, or in dealing with insurance companies, FEMA or all the other pieces that will go into homeowners getting the funding needed to repair or rebuild their homes. But I do know a bit about construction after 44 years in the field, and I have been soberly reflecting on the many hurdles that face everyone involved in restoring / repairing tens of thousands of homes, more or less all at the same time.
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