Earthquakes shake more than walls, and hurricanes destroy more than roofs.

Natural disasters exact a huge-and growing-economic toll on the communities of this country. Our nation's lending institutions feel the impact as strongly as anyone. Businesses that fold take away resources. Homeowners who are wiped out default on mortgages. Communities lose viability, and banks suffer.

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