2005 Atlantic hurricane season

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  • Hurricanes And Tornadoes Essay

    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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  • Federal Government Response To Hurricanes

    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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  • Short Story Of The Great Hurricane Of 1938

    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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  • The Old Man And The Storm Analysis

    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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  • Prejudice And Poem In Telephone Conversation By Wole Soyinka

    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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  • Write An Essay On The Galveston Hurricane Of 1900

    The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 The Galveston hurricane of 1900 is a very powerful storm that killed many people. Lots of people were killed that day. No one was ever warned by the great storm. Today if there was a hurricane coming or a tornado warning. The weather man would tell us where to go and what to bring. Back in the 19 century there was no alert or a instruments to tell us if the hurricane attacks when, where, what time. We use instruments to tell us about the hurricane. The…

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  • Summary: An Impactful Event In History

    An Impactful Event in History Everyone has that one historical event that affected them. According to Henry Maldonado, a student that goes to Apollo Junior High an historical event that affected him was Hurricane Patricia that happened in October 23rd, 2015.” The event in history that affected me was Hurricane Patricia knowing my country and family is in danger worries me.” Henry said. Other people that were in mexico that survived the Hurricane Patricia were thankful but yet they were…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Causes

    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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  • 1900 Hurricane Research Paper

    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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  • Personal Reflective Essay

    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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