Cold snap costs in millions

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Atlanta Journal Constitution - January 14, 2010
...The cost of ripple effects in the economy could easily surpass the direct costs of the storm, said Ozlem Ergun, co-director of the Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics at Georgia Tech. "You're closing down the schools, you're not only sending the children home, you're also causing one of the parents to stay at home, causing loss of productivity for business," Ergun said. "Also, you're not going out to eat, you're not going out to really buy something, you're really causing a lot of revenue loss." Read more>>>

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  • Created On: Jan 13, 2010 - 8:00pm
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