Wildfire Damage and Class Inequality

Wildfire Damage and Class Inequality

Wildfire Damage and Class Inequality

07/05/20

“Why is it that wildfire damage affects lower-income communities much more?”

 

Building damage from wildfires is a common occurrence when they close in on a populated area. However, people from lower-income backgrounds are more likely to not possess wildfire insurance and have subpar housing units, making them much more liable when a wildfire strikes. This is why there is a connection between Wildfire Damage and Class Inequality.

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