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Community of Paradise comes together 5 years after Camp Fire

This week marks five years since the Camp Fire ripped through Butte County, destroying the town of Paradise in the process – and several events are being held to commemorate the community’s progress with rebuilding.

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Opinion: Should California rebuild towns destroyed by wildfire?

The rebuilding of Paradise, Calif., feels like a test of human fortitude.
Canadian town struggles with climate ambitions as it rebuilds after fire

Canadian town struggles with climate ambitions as it rebuilds after fire

The experience of Lytton — a town in British Columbia that suffered a disastrous fire last year and has yet to rebuild — shows how adapting to climate threats, and its slow and arduous recovery phase, can inflict its own wounds.
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An exodus unlike any other: Why half the people in this community moved away after Hurricane Katrina

An exodus unlike any other: Why half the people in this community moved away after Hurricane Katrina

After Hurricane Katrina devastated St. Bernard Parish, many residents didn’t receive enough money from the state to rebuild. Nearly half made the difficult decision to start over somewhere else.
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Dream homes and disasters: Is the government ready to confront climate risk?

Billions of new taxpayer dollars are aimed at helping victims of extreme weather leave their vulnerable homes. But without a lot of teeth, the federal programs may just perpetuate the problem.
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P.E.I. needs to rebuild 'smarter' after Fiona, federal minister says

Federal Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair announced a new national adaptation strategy for climate change while on P.E.I., saying that part of the strategy will be new approaches to rebuilding after disasters like post-tropical storm Fiona.

Eastern Kentuckians face paperwork, hurdles as they rebuild flooded homes

Eastern Kentuckians face paperwork, hurdles as they rebuild flooded homes

Thousands of eastern Kentucky homes were damaged by July’s record flooding. Many began to rebuild, but quickly ran into red tape.
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