TITLE

How deep is the flood loss?

AUTHOR(S)
Glastris, Paul; Collins, Sara
PUB. DATE
August 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;8/9/93, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how an army of specialists are fanning out across America's flood-drenched Midwest to estimate the cost of fixing damaged roads, bridges and public buildings. Long, vexing process of calculating the costs of large disasters; Work of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) inspectors; Estimates of economic losses due to the flood. INSET: Volunteers to America (flood help), by Jill Jordan Sieder..
ACCESSION #
9308040111

 

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