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August 2006

Hurricane damage to the ocean economy in the U.S. gulf region in 2005

Charles S. Colgan, Jefferey Adkins

Counties and parishes of the gulf coast ocean economy affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita saw the greatest insured dollar losses in 1 year from suchlike catastrophes in U.S. history; the region has yet to recover fully a year after the maelstrom.

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