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Recovery from Tornadoes

  • Kevin M. Simmons
  • Daniel Sutter

Abstract

As tornado researchers who had just published a book on tornado impacts, we received a number of calls from reporters during the tornado season. As often as not, the topic they wanted to know about was whether communities recovered from disasters like tornadoes. Without a prompt recovery, the disaster lingers and continues to inflict economic pain even as the emotional scars begin to heal.

Keywords

Gross Domestic Product Population Change Local Economy Damage Path Local Economic Activity 
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  • Kevin M. Simmons
  • Daniel Sutter

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