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The Economics of Disaster (Encore)

The Economics of Disaster (Encore)

Jul 13, 2018

A lot happened in 2017, and we’re returning to one particular natural disaster that changed Puerto Rico from top to bottom. As communities on the island have recovered, there’s a trail of money to follow behind it all. This week,…

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Economics of Disaster

Puerto Rico's solar industry wins big after hurricane

by Lizzie O'Leary Nov 30, 2017
Why people are banking on solar for the future of Puerto Rico.
Solar panels cover a rooftop in Puerto Rico's San Juan. The island's solar industry is witnessing a boom post Hurricane Maria.
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Economics of Disaster

Will Puerto Rico's dairy industry survive after Hurricane Maria?

by Daisy Palacios Dec 1, 2017
"If supermarkets don't have power, they won't buy your milk."
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Economics of Disaster

Puerto Rico's post storm economy, in context

by Eliza Mills Dec 1, 2017
Economist Vicente Feliciano on the past, present and future of the island's economy.
Stores struggle to stay open without power in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Economics of Disaster

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by Andy Uhler Dec 1, 2017
Rockport, Texas' mayor admits he doesn't have any place to put people who want to return home.
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Economics of Disaster

Working to get the lights back on in Puerto Rico

by Marketplace Weekend Staff Dec 1, 2017
Crews from New York are among those restoring power in Old San Juan.
Con Edison crews from New York help restore power in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Economics of Disaster

Meet the man bringing power back to Puerto Rico

by Lizzie O'Leary Dec 1, 2017
"It just is one of the most challenging missions that we've really faced."
Col. John Lloyd, who leads the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mission to restore power to Puerto Rico, stands in front of the strategy map highlighting key transmission lines. "It just is one of the most challenging missions that we've really faced,” he told us.
Joanne Griffith/Marketplace
Economics of Disaster

Some Puerto Ricans refuse to leave their island, despite lack of power

by Daisy Palacios Dec 1, 2017
"That was horrible. It’s an experience that I don't ever want to live through again."
Glorimar Rivera outside her home in Hatillo, Puerto Rico.
Joanne Griffith/Marketplace