"I cannot stress that more to local leaders," he told a gathering at a regional meeting of the Hurricane Matthew Recovery Committee in
Well, sure. That seems right. Except for the missing pieces: McCrory has filed an application for
McCrory said the effort should start with fundraising to cover the gaps that won't be filled by insurance or disaster-relief aid. He suggested that money be sought from corporate donors. That's a good idea for
And there's another problem: Where, exactly, is the flood plain? We thought we knew where it was risky to build and where it was safe. If Matthew is the new standard, then everything has changed. Do we, for example, rebuild the
And what about the Creeks Edge Townhouses in the
We'll need a lot of expert assistance in determining new guidelines for what's flood-prone and what's safe.
So yes, let the recovery continue. And let's hope that
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