HURRICANE RECONSTRUCTION

Why is rebuilding after a hurricane the federal government's responsibility? Until recently, businesses and charities handled most disaster response.
DATE: 10/22/2017

Discussion Questions

1. What should the government's role be in hurricane reconstruction? Are federal resources necessary? Are there alternatives? Discuss.

2. John Stossel shows how residents, business, and charities do a more efficient job of rebuilding without help from government. Why might this be the case?

3. Would you rather have the government or a private business help you and your family after a natural disaster? Explain why.

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