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posted 03/29/2019
It seems intuitive that people who have less money or fewer social privileges can’t recover from major fires as easily. But most people aren’t aware of the extent and nature of the damages.

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It seems intuitive that people who have less money or fewer social privileges can’t recover from... more »
posted 03/29/19

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"Here I was, a stranger dropping into people’s lives, asking that they tell me their deeply personal stories from a traumatic event."
This story was produced as a project for the 2019 California Fellowship, a program of USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism....
When a major wildfire burns into an urban area, federal disaster officials are quick to offer financial help to people who lose their homes. But not everyone is eligible for aid after a wildfire.