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Ten years after Katrina, some lessons learned, other challenges remain, TROY professor says

TROY -- A Troy University professor believes that while some positive lessons were learned in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, some troubling issues remain that could negatively impact the recovery process in future disasters.

Dr. Daniel Sutter, the Charles G. Koch Professor of Economics with the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University, has done extensive research in the area of the societal and economic impacts of extreme weather and natural disasters.

While the response to Katrina could have been better, Sutter said the storm presented some unique challenges for government agencies.

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