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As Texas reels in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, our scientists are helping to make sense of how this storm became so destructive, and what’s needed for recovery.
The director of Columbia’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness weighs in on the heartbreaking devastation in Texas.