"The aftermath of the June 12 flood is testing the resilience of many people here. The scope of the disaster, which left 7,198 flood-struck properties, including 5,390 houses, 30 churches, 27 government buildings, eight cultural sites and 1,322 businesses, is still unfolding as they tally the losses, contemplate the cost of rebuilding and battle stress.
Flooded communities in six Midwestern states — Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin — face similar challenges."
Thursday, July 10, 2008
In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, water off their backs? - USATODAY.com: