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The Politics of Disaster

Lorenzo Moscia

Typhoon Haiyan took thousands of lives and wreaked widespread damage in the Philippines in November.
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Reactions to the destruction wrought by Typhoon Haiyan, in the Philippines, are in many respects similar to those that followed the deadly wildfires in Arizona, in July 2013, Hurricane Sandy, in October 2012, and Hurricane Katrina, in August 2005.


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