Cedar Rapids’ tree inventory had nearly 40,000 trees before the derecho. After losing 18 percent of the trees in the storm, the inventory helps city workers figure out which trees to replant and where.
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Negative mental health outcomes in the aftermath of a natural disaster are common, and the emotional and psychological toll can linger for years. Recovery can begin once they start to rebuild -- but what happens if you’re unable to start rebuilding?
“The overall goal is getting out information in a way and in a format that is going to get folks’ attention and spur them to take action during dangerous conditions and get themselves into shelter,” said Rich Kinney, warning coordination meteorologist in the National Weather Service’s Quad Cities office.
Community Aug. 9, 2021 11:14 am
The city of Marion plans to mark the anniversary of the derecho on Tuesday, Aug. 10, with a series of events intended to honor the anniversary and reflect on the progress that has been made.