Unlike the governmental response to Hurricane Katrina, the disaster recovery efforts that followed the catastrophic tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri, in 2011 provide a model worth emulating. City and state officials facilitated recovery by temporarily relaxing regulations, hiring extra building inspectors, waiving state procurement and bidding rules, and resisting the temptation to micromanage.
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|Spring 2010||Unquenchable: Americas Water Crisis and What to Do about It|
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