2005 Atlantic hurricane season

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    Hurricanes and tornadoes have very noticeable differences, but there are also some similar features when it comes to them both. Some of the characteristics are precipitation, the emotional and physical hardships that ensue when these weather phenomenon happen, and the financial hardship the nation go through because of hurricanes and tornadoes. There are different details that you don 't get from the weather station and the news. Also, showing the devastation that both cause, and how they are both categorized .The facts are what I and people who have lived through the two should know, and some that people should be aware of. Hurricanes and tornadoes are formed slightly different, but the categories they are both put into and the precipitation…

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    Hurricanes are forms of tropical cyclones consisting of sustained winds with a speed of 74 miles per hour or higher and circulating air. Hurricanes are capable of causing devastating damage to property and communities. Due to hurricanes having devastating effects on property and the possibility of causing death and disrupting normal community life, there is therefore the need for the government and local authorities to adequately prepare and respond appropriately to hurricanes. This report…

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    The story of the Great Hurricane of 1938 is a somewhat untold story in history, but it shouldn’t be. The hurricane was one of the most destructive in American history. When the storm hit the New England area, it took 682 lives. Whole cities were destroyed, families were split apart, and servants were left behind. The hurricane had surprise on it’s side, and it hit hard. The impacts left by the hurricane were astounding to say the least. Let’s dive into the story of the hurricane that…

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    INTRODUCTION After reading the final portion of Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith by Vincanne Adams, something has become clear to me. It is not necessarily the government’s fault for the recovery issues. Rather, the problem at hand is the privatization of these private sector markets and other governmental services. The government is at fault for not preventing all the harm caused by Katrina (by not building levees that would hold) and also for not assisting the people’s suffering…

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    engaging and thoughtful poem, “The Vessel Bends the Water,” is a perfect example of this experience. The first couple of times I read the poem, I believed it to be about lost love through hardship. After briefly researching the author and her collections of poetry, it became clear that Hurricane Katrina and the events that followed heavily influenced the poem. In her statement for the New American Poetry of Engagement, Ford states that “Living in New Orleans before and just after Hurricane…

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    Personal Reflective Essay

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    For example, one item I lost in the catastrophe was my trampoline. According to my memories, I would spend numerous hours playing games on the trampoline with my childhood friends: Ryan, Kenny, and Zack. When I had arrived back to my home after the hurricane had passed, the first thing I noticed was that my trampoline was gone. Even though I was gloomy for a period of time, I later realized I do not need to depend on materialistic things to be happy. After all, having an excellent family…

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    Throughout the years a lot of catastrophes happens around the world causing death and destruction. On September 8, 1900 in Galveston, Texas, a category 4 hurricane hit (Hurricane Galveston, nicknamed the “Oleander City”). As a result of the damaging winds and major flooding, many people to lost their lives. The 38,000 residents of Galveston were unaware of the disastrous hurricane coming there way. It was extremely horrible that it took more than 8,000 of their fellow citizens. At the time of…

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    Hurricane Katrina Causes

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    The Causes of the Hurricane Katrina Disaster Introduction The Hurricane Katrina disaster occurred at 6:10 am on the Monday morning 29th of August, 2005 ( Heerden et al. 2009, p. 292 ). It was one of the most mighty cyclones around category 4-5 that the coast of America had never met before, strong winds, large rainfall, waves and cyclones were brought by it to attack the Gulf of Mexico shores of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama ( ASCE 2007, p. v). At the end of the disaster, the flooding…

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    zWe may know what happened during Hurricane Katrina, we might know what happened to the city of New Orleans, but what we do not know is how Hurricane Katina affected the people involved. The documentary, “The Old Man and the Storm” informs us about the devastation of the hurricane on a personal level. It shows love, devastation, and the courage one can have to sacrifice for his family. It also shows how the community comes together as the government stalls. It gives the audience a different…

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    Comparative Essay “Telephone Conversation” by Wole Soyinka was written in 1962, set in London. Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright who was the first African that won the noble for literature in 1986. Few years later, “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou was written in 1978 set in the American Slums of Harlem. Angelou is an educator, and civil rights activist. Together both poems explore the themes of prejudice and racial discrimination. “Telephone Conversation” explores the idea of racial prejudice…

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