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The legacy of Hurricane Mitch

The legacy of Hurricane Mitch

lessons from post-disaster reconstruction in Honduras

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane Mitch, 1998 -- Honduras,
  • Hurricane damage -- Honduras,
  • Hurricanes -- Honduras,
  • Disaster relief -- Honduras,
  • Hurricane Mitch, 1998 -- Economic aspects -- Honduras

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Marisa O. Ensor.
    ContributionsEnsor, Marisa O.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV636 1998 .H866 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23576092M
    ISBN 109780816527847
    LC Control Number2009026159
    OCLC/WorldCa319500759

    On Novem , year-old Bernardo González went for a swim in a pond near Puerto Viejo, in north-central Nicaragua. The boy's outing proved fatal. He dived into the water, hitting a floating landmine that had been scattered by Hurricane Mitch, which hit the . Hurricane Mitch: 20 years on Written by Duncan Goose At this morning I was giving a speech to a group of people from World Duty Free, who have been supporting The One Foundation’s clean water and sanitation projects for over 12 years through the sales of One Water in stores.

    But when Hurricane Mitch battered the Honduran coast on 28 October the sea and river merged into what seemed like a single body of water. Her house was washed away and the family sought refuge at a neighbour's. But the river ripped through, sweeping them out to sea. Trying to stay afloat. A well-documented, highly readable history of three turbulent years in the history of Native America. American Indian radical politics first drew international attention in the early winter of , when an unknown number of activists, certainly fewer than a hundred, occupied Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. The American Indian Movement, an activist organization, grew to prominence Author: Paul Chaat Smith.

    Hurricane Mitch wis the maist pouerful hurricane an the maist destructive o the Atlantic hurricane saison, wi maximum sustained winds o mph ( km/h).The storm wis the thirteent tropical storm, nint hurricane, an third major hurricane o the wi Hurricane Georges, Mitch wis the maist notable hurricane in the the time, Hurricane Mitch wis the strangest Atlantic Heichest winds: 1-meenit susteened: mph ( km/h). With Branden James Adams, Glenn Fleary, Andrew Lee Morris, Taylor Selé. Hurricane Mitch shocks and surprises forecasters when it develops into a category five monster late in the hurricane season. Mitch wreaks havoc on Central America and becomes the deadliest natural disaster in the history of Honduras. Rescuers tell the story of searching for survivors in towns buried by mudslides.


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Hurricane Mitch is the second-deadliest Atlantic hurricane on record, causing o fatalities in Central America inincluding approximately 7, in Honduras and 3, in Nicaragua due to catastrophic flooding from the slow motion of the storm. It was the deadliest hurricane in Central American history, surpassing Hurricane Fifi–Orlene, which killed slightly fewer people there Highest winds: 1-minute sustained: mph ( km/h).

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Robert Frank Botik, 71, died on Saturday, Jan. 31, Service: At the graveside at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. The origin of Hurricane Mitch can be traced to a tropical wave – an elongated area of low air pressure moving from east to west – that moved through western Africa on October 8, as evidenced by radiosonde data.

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