Disaster Aftermath: Schools Used For Recovery Purposes
Schools are often used as shelters, or food distribution centers in the aftermath of a disaster. But sometimes they're used for other things. A school was taken over as the base of operations by police officials accused of going on a crime spree in the days after Hurricane Katrina. In Staten Island, where the count of victims from Superstorm Sandy has been rising in recent days, they're using a local school as a makeshift overflow morgue.