‘Nothing’s left’: Hurricane Ian leaves emotional toll behind

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By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and BRIAN MELLEY
Associated Press

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – Survivors of Hurricane Ian face a long emotional road to recover from one of the most damaging storms to hit the U.S. mainland.

For those who lost everything to disaster, the anguish can be crushing to return home to find so much gone.

Grief can run the gamut from frequent tears to utter despair.

The Lee County medical examiner says two men in their 70s took their own lives a day apart after viewing their losses.

Experts say suicides climb after disasters and more funding for mental health should be provided as climate change makes storms and fires more frequent and devastating.

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10/10/2022 5:50:05 AM (GMT -5:00)

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