Dealing with Disasters: Real Estate Lessons from Katrina
By Timothy N. Brown
Recovery Issue Dealing with DisastersReal Estate Lessons from KatrinaMajor disasters bring staggeriin costs in lives, injuries, and property damage. Hurricane Katrina alone left over 1,300 dead in Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi, and caused property damage estimated to exceed 5 billiion Over 100,000 homes and apartmeent in New Orleans were flooded or damaged, with similar damage elsewhere in Louisiana and Mississippi. Extensive damage and injury were caused by the other four 2005 hurricanes...