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Who Profits From Floods? | Business of Disaster | FRONTLINE + NPR

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When Superstorm Sandy made landfall in October of 2012, the historic natural disaster killed more than 100 people and caused catastrophic damage along the Eastern seaboard.

More than three years later, thousands of survivors are still not home — despite billions of dollars spent on recovery efforts.

Where did those dollars go?

Beginning May 24, FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy:

Business of Disaster

Watch an excerpt from “Business of Disaster” above, watch the full documentary beginning Tuesday, May 24 at 10 ET on PBS and online, and listen on NPR beginning Tuesday, May 24 on “All Things Considered.”


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