Marketplace AM for September 6, 2005
For the past week, 100 ragtag hurricane survivors have scraped by on the dry second floor of a motel named the Coast Inn and Suites. Marketplace's Dan Grech tells their story.
The first quarter after a major natural disaster usually makes a dent in the economy. But the following quarter generally brings a boom, as rebuilding begins. So why are experts worried about Hurricane Katrina's economic impact? Vijay Vaitheeswaran explains.