Joplin Tornado Analysis
Disaster capitalism occurs when help is needed after a disaster and companies use the …show more content…
Many households could not afford to pay for a new house. Their only option was to live in FEMA provided housing. This is an example of economic apartheid.
Another family spent one week in a shelter and then two months in a motel. Assuming the hotel did not allow them to live there for free, the family paid for the time spent there. A family with a different economic status would not have been able to afford living in a motel, and had to rely on FEMA or other free housing and their only hope to rebuild was to use sources such as Habitat for Humanity for