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 Hurricane Michael struck the Florida panhandle as a category 4 storm over two months ago. Panama City and the surrounding areas are still reeling. The storm left 90 percent of structures damaged or destroyed and FEMA estimates that it produced 25 million cubic yards of debris. For comparison, Hurricane Irma produced only 2 million cubic yards of debris. Above, a classroom damaged during Hurricane Michael at Springfield Elementary School in Springfield, Fla. on December 4, 2018. The school is closed indefinitely as repairs are completed.

Hurricane Michael struck the Florida panhandle as a category 4 storm over two months ago. Panama City and the surrounding areas are still reeling. The storm left 90 percent of structures damaged or destroyed and FEMA estimates that it produced 25 million cubic yards of debris. For comparison, Hurricane Irma produced only 2 million cubic yards of debris. Above, a classroom damaged during Hurricane Michael at Springfield Elementary School in Springfield, Fla. on December 4, 2018. The school is closed indefinitely as repairs are completed.

 Latoya Jackson talks to a reporter in front of her apartment at Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Jackson rode out Hurricane Michael in a closet in her two-bedroom apartment with her two kids. Everyone in the complex was asked to relocate even though some units suffered minimal damage. Jackson cannot afford to leave. Find our story on housing in the  Tampa Bay Times .

Latoya Jackson talks to a reporter in front of her apartment at Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Jackson rode out Hurricane Michael in a closet in her two-bedroom apartment with her two kids. Everyone in the complex was asked to relocate even though some units suffered minimal damage. Jackson cannot afford to leave. Find our story on housing in the Tampa Bay Times.

 Before Hurricane Michael, The Cove, a neighborhood in Panama City, Fla. was defined by its lush tree canopy. Photographed on December 7, 2018. See a larger gallery of aerials in the  Tampa Bay Times .

Before Hurricane Michael, The Cove, a neighborhood in Panama City, Fla. was defined by its lush tree canopy. Photographed on December 7, 2018. See a larger gallery of aerials in the Tampa Bay Times.

 Latoya Jackson tickles her son Benny, 11 months old, in front of her apartment at Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Jackson rode out Hurricane Michael in a closet in her two-bedroom apartment with her two kids. Everyone in the complex was asked to relocate even though some units suffered minimal damage. Jackson cannot afford to leave.

Latoya Jackson tickles her son Benny, 11 months old, in front of her apartment at Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Jackson rode out Hurricane Michael in a closet in her two-bedroom apartment with her two kids. Everyone in the complex was asked to relocate even though some units suffered minimal damage. Jackson cannot afford to leave.

 The roof of Doris and Cole Elliott's rental house is seen through french doors on December 5, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. The roof came off during Hurricane Michael.

The roof of Doris and Cole Elliott's rental house is seen through french doors on December 5, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. The roof came off during Hurricane Michael.

 Nakyah Williams, 9, hands her little brother, D'Mondre Mimms, 4, their cat named Tiger at their apartment in Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Tiger ran in to their home after Hurricane Michael.

Nakyah Williams, 9, hands her little brother, D'Mondre Mimms, 4, their cat named Tiger at their apartment in Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Tiger ran in to their home after Hurricane Michael.

 A home damaged by Hurricane Michael on Graham Lane in Panama City, Fla. on December 7, 2018.

A home damaged by Hurricane Michael on Graham Lane in Panama City, Fla. on December 7, 2018.

 A menorah made from Hurricane Michael debris on display in Michael Overend's yard on December 6, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Overend's home was damaged during Hurricane Michael so he moved into an RV in his driveway with his family while work was being completed. Overend rode out the storm in his home and said he would never do it again.

A menorah made from Hurricane Michael debris on display in Michael Overend's yard on December 6, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Overend's home was damaged during Hurricane Michael so he moved into an RV in his driveway with his family while work was being completed. Overend rode out the storm in his home and said he would never do it again.

Hurricane Michael struck the Florida panhandle as a category 4 storm over two months ago. Panama City and the surrounding areas are still reeling. The storm left 90 percent of structures damaged or destroyed and FEMA estimates that it produced 25 million cubic yards of debris. For comparison, Hurricane Irma produced only 2 million cubic yards of debris. Above, a classroom damaged during Hurricane Michael at Springfield Elementary School in Springfield, Fla. on December 4, 2018. The school is closed indefinitely as repairs are completed.

Latoya Jackson talks to a reporter in front of her apartment at Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Jackson rode out Hurricane Michael in a closet in her two-bedroom apartment with her two kids. Everyone in the complex was asked to relocate even though some units suffered minimal damage. Jackson cannot afford to leave. Find our story on housing in the Tampa Bay Times.

Before Hurricane Michael, The Cove, a neighborhood in Panama City, Fla. was defined by its lush tree canopy. Photographed on December 7, 2018. See a larger gallery of aerials in the Tampa Bay Times.

Latoya Jackson tickles her son Benny, 11 months old, in front of her apartment at Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Jackson rode out Hurricane Michael in a closet in her two-bedroom apartment with her two kids. Everyone in the complex was asked to relocate even though some units suffered minimal damage. Jackson cannot afford to leave.

The roof of Doris and Cole Elliott's rental house is seen through french doors on December 5, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. The roof came off during Hurricane Michael.

Nakyah Williams, 9, hands her little brother, D'Mondre Mimms, 4, their cat named Tiger at their apartment in Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Tiger ran in to their home after Hurricane Michael.

A home damaged by Hurricane Michael on Graham Lane in Panama City, Fla. on December 7, 2018.

A menorah made from Hurricane Michael debris on display in Michael Overend's yard on December 6, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Overend's home was damaged during Hurricane Michael so he moved into an RV in his driveway with his family while work was being completed. Overend rode out the storm in his home and said he would never do it again.

 Hurricane Michael struck the Florida panhandle as a category 4 storm over two months ago. Panama City and the surrounding areas are still reeling. The storm left 90 percent of structures damaged or destroyed and FEMA estimates that it produced 25 million cubic yards of debris. For comparison, Hurricane Irma produced only 2 million cubic yards of debris. Above, a classroom damaged during Hurricane Michael at Springfield Elementary School in Springfield, Fla. on December 4, 2018. The school is closed indefinitely as repairs are completed.
 Latoya Jackson talks to a reporter in front of her apartment at Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Jackson rode out Hurricane Michael in a closet in her two-bedroom apartment with her two kids. Everyone in the complex was asked to relocate even though some units suffered minimal damage. Jackson cannot afford to leave. Find our story on housing in the  Tampa Bay Times .
 Before Hurricane Michael, The Cove, a neighborhood in Panama City, Fla. was defined by its lush tree canopy. Photographed on December 7, 2018. See a larger gallery of aerials in the  Tampa Bay Times .
 Latoya Jackson tickles her son Benny, 11 months old, in front of her apartment at Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Jackson rode out Hurricane Michael in a closet in her two-bedroom apartment with her two kids. Everyone in the complex was asked to relocate even though some units suffered minimal damage. Jackson cannot afford to leave.
 The roof of Doris and Cole Elliott's rental house is seen through french doors on December 5, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. The roof came off during Hurricane Michael.
 Nakyah Williams, 9, hands her little brother, D'Mondre Mimms, 4, their cat named Tiger at their apartment in Massalina Memorial Homes on December 4, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Tiger ran in to their home after Hurricane Michael.
 A home damaged by Hurricane Michael on Graham Lane in Panama City, Fla. on December 7, 2018.
 A menorah made from Hurricane Michael debris on display in Michael Overend's yard on December 6, 2018 in Panama City, Fla. Overend's home was damaged during Hurricane Michael so he moved into an RV in his driveway with his family while work was being completed. Overend rode out the storm in his home and said he would never do it again.