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As wildfire disasters multiply, evacuation planning lags
Fires are unpredictable. They can spark anywhere, grow to any size and move in any direction, says Caroline Mimbs Nyce of The Atlantic.
Uncertainty awaits Afghan refugees coming to the U.S.
"You can't just think of these people as refugees. In a lot of cases, you've got to think of them as returning war veterans."
"Complete chaos" reigns over Afghan evacuation
"This is going to be more difficult than the evacuation of Saigon," said Matt Zeller, co-founder of a nonprofit helping with the evacuation effort.
Pandemic complicates emergency response to Hurricane Laura
Officials had to find alternatives to big, crowded evacuation centers.
Evacuees without cars face a storm of expenses
More than 400,000 people without cars are in the path of Hurricane Florence, many of them low-income.
The lessons of losing everything
A couple who lost almost everything in the Colorado wildfire talks about how they prepared for a natural disaster and how they keep a positive attitude.
What would you take? The value of stuff in an evacuation
The wildfires raging in Colorado have many thinking the same questions: What would you take if you had to evacuate your home in an emergency? Here's what Marketplace listeners say.
MID-DAY UPDATE: Power rations in Japan, TARP couldn't end 'Too big to fail'
Here are today's headlines from Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. ...
Mid-day Update: More on Japan, goodbye Zune
On today's show, Marketplace continued to follow the effects of Friday's earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Japanese government is monitoring the...