Study: Low-income communities suffer most when extreme weather hits

08/20/2013 | National Journal

Low-income communities are harder hit by extreme weather conditions because they lack the resources required to evacuate and to deal with the effects, says a report from the Center for American Progress. "While many describe storms and other extreme weather as 'social equalizers' that do not differentiate based on ethnicity, race, or class, the truth is that these events exacerbate our underlying economic inequities," writes Tracey Ross, the report's author.

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