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Aftermath and Recovery
1500 people dead, and more dying. 9000 injured.
More than 13,000 homes and businesses damaged or wrecked; 6000 people
It must have seemed like an overwhelming job sometimes, but Halifax and
Dartmouth began to rebuild. From the search for scapegoats, to the steady
progress of carefully-planned rebirth, the city moved on, and some people
tried to forget.