When a hurricane causes major flooding it damages all

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When a hurricane causes major flooding, it damages all property it touches. Restaurants become so engulfed with water that water sits until the storm is over and is able to drain for days or even weeks. All the equipment becomes ruined and embedded with bacteria that could harm people. Instead of making money businesses lose more having to rebuild. Another instance would be if an oil tanker at sea or an oil rig exploded like the Deep-Water Horizon in Louisiana; this would hurt the economy because fuel would be lost and it would then raise the price of getting gas even higher to try and limit people driving and using it until there is a more readily available supply.
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Politically, disasters have major effects as well. This may not be as severe as any physical or economic damage but it can affect individuals emotionally and politically. It is up to the politicians to judge when they need assistance. “Politicians of all stripes react to disasters, overseeing government responses and consoling the bereaved”. [Dan13] If a governor of a state
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