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Hurricanes: Science and Society
Photo of people standing in a street surrounded by debris.
Debris in Galveston TX
Residents of Galveston, TX sift through the rubble that once was their home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike (2008). Many streets were impassable after the hurricane due to debris and downed power lines, which made it unsafe for the general population to return.
Robert Kaufmann/FEMA