The events of the past few months illustrate the devastating impact natural disasters can have on a society. First, it was Hurricane Harvey, bringing unprecedented rainfall and destructive flooding to east Texas. Less than a month later, Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on Florida and the Southeast. And shortly after Irma touched down, Hurricane Maria devastated several Caribbean islands, including Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
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Viewpoint: Supermarkets: The pillars of communities
When communities experience natural disasters, supermarket step up to the plate to offer assistance