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Harvey and Irma likely caused $170 billion in damage. But they'll probably boost GDP in the long run through rebuilding.
The island territory manufactures a quarter of all US exported drugs.
It can take a long time before government funds reach people in need.
Some adjusters can make $100,000 in a month because of increased demand.
The country has a 100-year-old grid system and more frequent extreme storms, reporter Scott Tong says. Will the state "build back better"?
His advice: Have your proof of ownership ready.
Wes Highfield witnessed last week’s flood in real time from his home in Friendswood, Texas, about 20 miles south of downtown Houston. “I do this kind of research for a living,” said Highfield, who teaches about flood loss and mitigation strategy at Texas A&M, Galveston. “This is the first time I’ve watched it unfold before […]