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Government-mandated plans could save lives in a disaster, but public rarely sees them

9:59 PM, Mar. 9, 2013
Oakfield tornado 1996
Oakfield tornado 1996
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After a tornado devastated a small central Wisconsin city in 2011, it wasn't a government agency that built the online bridge connecting victims of the devastation with neighbors who could help.

It was a Facebook page launched by an ordinary citizen that helped bring crews of people to clean up the yards and replace the clothing of neighbors who had been blasted by the 130 mph twister that leveled at least 22 homes and damaged dozens of others in Merrill, north of Wausau.

"People had lost everything, and it wasn't like you could just ask public works to move some stuff - the government has too many ...

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