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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.


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