Communication During And After Hurricane Andrew

  • Hurricanes

    Hurricanes, A Natural Disaster! COM/215 May 3, 2011 Hurricanes, A Natural Disaster! According to (2011) a hurricane is “A storm with a violent wind, in particular a tropical cyclone…a wind of force 12 on the Beaufort scale (equal to or exceeding 64 knots or 74mph). As I read through the National Hurricane Center website by NOAA, our National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration it shares with us what a hurricane is, and how it reaches hurricane status. A hurricane

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  • Hurricane

    Reuters) - Hurricane Sandy appears to have easily caused twice or even three times the losses of last year's Hurricane Irene, but final totals will be hard to come by for some time because of the scale of the disaster, catastrophe forecasting companies said on Tuesday. One of the biggest questions now is who will pay for the extensive damage to municipal infrastructure -- subway tunnels, train tracks, electrical transformers, coastal boardwalks and piers -- that Sandy left behind along the East

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  • Hurricane

    Springer GEW 101 18 October 2012 Ruben “Hurricane” Carter American novelist Richard Powers once said, “We will live with racism forever but, senses of self, senses of belonging, senses of us and of others? Those are up for grabs.” What Powers is saying is racism will live among us until the end of time but, being able to have the decency to come together at a time of need is essential to our society. This reminds me of a song I once heard called Hurricane written by Bob Dylan; a 60’s American musician

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  • Hurricanes

    What Is A Hurricane? In its simplest terms a hurricane is a storm system of very strong winds accompanied by clouds and heavy rain - which circles around a calm center. This calmness in the center of a hurricane, often referred to as the “eye of the storm” can literally lull people into a false sense of security; and thinking that the worst of the hurricane has passed they either open their doors and windows or worse venture outdoors, only to be caught out by the hurricanes second phase. Although

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  • Hurricane Katrina

    Running Header HURRICANE KATRINA Implementation Failure Stephanie Anderson Public Policy and Social Services Sociology 320 Professor John Zurovchak February 20, 2012 1 Hurricane Katrina In 2005 the United States experienced a tough lesson regarding it's preparedness related to natural diasters and it's ability to respond to the needs of it's citizens. The arrival of hurricane Katrina and the

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  • Hurricane Katrina

    The initial response or lack thereof, to the widespread disaster in the Gulf Coast, caused by Hurricane Katrina, demonstrated high levels of incompetence and disorganization by government officials. Images of desperate individuals awaiting rescue on their rooftops, and masses of people packed together in deplorable conditions in the Super Dome, circulated the globe. There was no hiding from the painful reality and the obvious inaction or inability of those responsible to care for these individual

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  • Personality and Communication During Negotiations

    Personality and Communication during Negotiations Larry A. LaPine MGT445 January 23, 2013 Timothy A. Fiscus Personality and Communication during Negotiations There are an unbelievable amount of demands on today's businesses. The increase in globalization, brisk changes in technology, increased competition, and deep environmental concerns have created organizational challenges as well as innovative ideas in working assignments. Within today’s high performance businesses there is a call for

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  • Slavery During and After the Civil War

    mine in New York, and that she besought him to take her back to her master, for she was literally dying of starvation…” (Incidents in the life of a slave girl,pp39). The slaveholder’s would also tell stories of what a horrible death a slave endured after their escape. Much of their stories were fiction and just a tactic to ensure the other slaves would think twice about escaping. Many slaves did learn to read and write and learned of the truth through letters and newspapers. A wise slave would seldom

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  • Communication

    Communication And Crisis Paper Samantha Kendrick HCS/320 October 8, 2012 Henny Breen Communication And Crisis Paper As the director contingency plans would be in place according to the emergency Management office. My job would be to make the decisions to make sure the right staff was on hand. Once the staff is countable with the contingency plan as a director, we would start contacting local agencies such as, Law Enforcement and Public works to establish

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  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina According to (Brunner, 2007), Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, destroying beachfront towns in Mississippi and Louisiana, displacing a million people, and killing almost 1,800. When levees in New Orleans were breached, eighty percent of the city was submerged by the flooding. About twenty percent of its 500,000 citizens were trapped in the city without power, food, or drinking water. Rescue efforts were so delayed and haphazard

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  • Hurricanes

    Hurricanes Antonio M. Sears PHSC 210 13 July 2013 Hurricanes By any other name, a Hurricane. In the Far-East they are called Typhoons and in the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea, they are known as cyclones. These whirling wonders, bring devastating winds and rain that wreak havoc along their path. Growing up in Daytona Beach, FL I have seen my share of Hurricanes, as they are more commonly called in the United States. I have seen with my own eyes

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  • Communication and Empowerment During Change

    complicated process that requires the individuals involved to consider many ongoing factors. Throughout the semester, communication and empowerment have been discussed in detail during classroom conversations, in-class activities, and CREW projects. Since I cannot include a thorough analysis of every aspect that should be addressed during change, I have chosen to focus on communication and empowerment. I will show through journal articles, in-class discussions and activities, interviews of IRS employees

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  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina has affected communities and people lives emotional and in physical ways. During the time of the storm, people struggle to survive and get out of harm way. This cause many people getting separated from one another, dying from the lack of supply and knowledge. You read stories or watch videos about the hard times that people had to do though. Til this day we are still solving and dealing with local problems. Three of the major problem that we need prepare better

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  • Hurricane Katrina

    Datrel Johnson Professor Peter Johnson Geography 101 25 August 2013 Describe Hurricane Katrina Beginning in the 1950s, the United States have witnessed two Category Five Storms and seven Category Four Storms naming Hurricane Katrina as one of the most deadly Category Four hurricanes to hit the Gulf Coast. On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina dismantled several sections of the levee which caused it to collapse. The storm then breeched the New Orleans’ levee system allowing Lake Ponchartrain

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  • The Hurricane Analysis

    The Hurricane Hope is one of the main themes in the movie, The Hurricane. Hope has the ability to keep people going. It can drive them to achieve their goals and with time, their vision. Hope gives one something to look forward to as it helps their vision to remain clear and unclouded. With hope, overcoming hardships becomes easier as a sense of direction is provided. Despite Rubin Carter’s levels of hope fluctuating, he did not lose hope. His hope escorted him through prison, shielding any ideas

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  • Hurricanes

    Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the formation, category, and destruction of a Hurricane. Central Idea: Explaining how hurricanes form, categorizing them, and finally how destructive they can be. Introduction I. Living in Wisconsin the only real threat of any natural disaster happening is flooding, which has caused more damage than any other natural disaster in Wisconsin. a. But for those who live along the East Coast and Gulf Coast typically deal with much worse than

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  • Tornados and Hurricanes

    strained and gave way pouring into New Orleans. The Category 5 hurricane terrorizing all cities and states on its war path of destruction; Katrina is what they call her and her storm surge reached 20 feet high. 1,836 was the final death toll that Hurricane Katrina caused and her affects were impacted over approximately 90,000 square miles. 80% of New Orleans was underwater and some places were up to 20 feet under. (11 Facts About Hurricane Katrina) This destruction is unimaginable to most of us but

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  • Hurricane Rita

    external environment factor(s) did Hurricane Rita affect? Discuss. To find a work is not easy task because the labor market is limited, more over the potential of the employee located in the certain geographic area can be recruiting in the local area, the labor will always change as in Compensation scales that were in use prior to the hurricanes had to be thrown out and new plans implemented. Union, External environment in legal consideration also affect Hurricane Rita because the worker maybe

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  • Andrew Jackson

    No, Andrew Jackson should not be removed from the $20 bill. Andrew Jackson was the 7th President of the United States and he served two terms as President between 1828 and 1836. While Jackson’s Presidency is marked with several controversies it also is marked with several successes. Andrew Jackson was popular with the average American man during this time. He was often referred to as the common man’s President. Prior to Andrew Jackson being elected President the wealthy aristocrats played a larger

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  • Hurricane

    Case Facts Eureka Corporation (Eureka) has a manufacturing plant and sales office in the Gulf Coast Region. The damage caused by Hurricane William (Hurricane), a Category 5 hurricane, has rendered Eureka’s manufacturing plant inoperable and has also forced Eureka to rent temporary office space in Houston to accommodate the sales force. Specific information relating to the rental of office space include: • Eureka will continue to make fixe monthly lease payments for machinery at plant • Processing

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  • Healthcare Communication Method During Changes

    Healthcare Communication Method During Changes HCS/320 Healthcare Communication Method During Changes I’m NAME and I am working as the administrator for temporary as well as long-term care facilities. At present I am working for Health Bridge Manor that offers temporary rehab facility and long-standing stay for patients. My role as administrator makes me look after the quality of care. I monitor to ensure all needs of the clients are met at the facility

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  • Hurricane Katrina Failures

    9 RUNNING HEAD: LEADERSHIP FAILURES DURING KATRINA ​​​ Leadership Failures of Hurricane Katrina ​​​​ Mark L. Perkins ​​​ Webster University ​​​​​ MNGT 6000 ​​​​ Professor Lee Trovas ​​​​ February27th2014 ​​​​​​Abstract Hurricane Katrina was one of the most devastating natural disasters in recent history, not only because of the severity of the storm, which couldn’t be prevented, but

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  • Andrew Jackson

    Biography of Andrew Jackson Young Jr. Who was Andrew Young Jr.? Most people immediately associate him with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson and the Civil Rights Movement. I chose to write about Andrew Young because of his strong feelings about the rights of black Americans. He felt that everyone, black or white, should have equal rights. Andrew fought along the side of Martin Luther King, Jr. and continued the work after King's death. The Civil Rights Movement required many dedicated

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  • The Impact of Nonverbal Communication Cues Used by Lecturers During Lectures


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  • Andrew

    Exploring the Motherboard and Busses | | Short Answer 8/3/2014 James Kelly Andrew Spruell The motherboard is the printed circuit board containing the principal components of a computer or other device, with connectors into which other circuit boards can be slotted. It has a couple of major components that I will discuss with a couple of major components that I will discuss. Motherboard Basics A computer has many components, each with their own roles and functions. The role of

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  • Hurricane

    Hurricane Esther was the first big tropical cyclone to be discovered by satellite imagery. The fifth tropical cyclone, named storm, and hurricane of 1961 Atlantic hurricane season, Esther developed from an area of disturbed weather hundreds of miles west-southwest of the southernmost Cape Verde Islands on September 10. Moving northwestward, the depression strengthened into Tropical Storm Esther on September 11, before reaching hurricane intensity on the following day. Early on September 13, Esther

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  • Hurricanes

    Hurricanes Introduction Few things in nature can compare to destructive force of a hurricane. Called the greatest storm on Earth, a hurricane is capable of annihilating coastal areas with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour or higher, intense areas of rainfall, and a storm surge. In fact, during its life cycle a hurricane can expend as much energy as 10,000 nuclear bombs. The term hurricane is derived from “Huracan”, a god of evil recognized by the Tainos, an ancient aboriginal tribe from Central

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  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson Essay Dr. Clark President Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was a self-made man. Jackson was the only president to symbolize another great generation. Andrew Jackson has his own age known as he “Jacksonian age. No other president could stand for their own age. President Jackson had enhanced many presidential powers through his tough personality, and how he was able to take on many challenges. He has strengthened the Democracy by vetoing countless bills, and paid the national debt

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  • Andrew

    Andrew Jackson: The American Presidents. By Sean Wilentz. Princeton University: Published by Times Books. January 1st, 2006. ISBN: 0-8050-6925-9. Bibliography. Notes. Index. Pp.xiii, 166. Fearless, principled, and damaged. Andrew Jackson can be considered one of the most controversial presidents, or even an outlaw, amongst the U.S. Jackson was a strong advocate for war and protecting his country. His early life was without a doubt, dissimilar from many presidents. Although, the traumatizing experiences

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  • Hurricane Andrew

    Tues.-2:15 Hurricane Andrew A natural hazard is a possibility of a natural event that causes harm to humans, or other things we care about. The hazard is categorized between an extreme event and a disaster. An extreme event is just an unusual event that doesn't necessarily cause harm. A disaster is an event that does cause harm in significant amounts (Tschakert, Zimmerer, King, Baum & Wang, 2012). I thought that Hurricane Andrew was a very good example of a natural hazard. Andrew was formed

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  • Andrew Jackson

    Nick Lunardini, H104, Paper 1, June 30, 2014 Was Andrew Jackson suitable for being awarded the honor of being on the twenty dollar bill? This discussion talks about what made Andrew Jackson a respectable human being and President as well as what did not. During the 1820’s into the 1830’s Jackson had accumulated many American supporters who helped him become situated in the country’s most glorified position. Jackson served two terms as President of the United States. When someone is elected

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  • Hurricanes

    failed to fully fund an upgrade requested during the 1990’s by the Army Corps of Engineers and funding was cut in 2003-2004 despite a 2001 study by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Warning that a Hurricane in New Orleans was one of the Country’s three most likely disasters. Raising and reforcing the levees to resist a Category 5 Hurricane might take 25 years to complete. Some estimates place the cost at about $25 billion. HURRICANE KATRINA: When Hurricane Katrina reached Category 5 in 2005,

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  • A Way to Realize Dynamic Field Strength Scaling During Communication

    monitor the department e-mail system and receive 'alerts' when any e-mail contains inappropriate 'buzz words.' You just received an 'alert' that your top-performing sales employee (Pat) received an email from a friend (Terry) outside of the company. After reviewing the email, Pat is planning on spending the weekend at Terry's property and it appears they will be partaking in drug usage. *or* it is apparent that Pat spent the weekend at Terry's property and they both partook in drug usage. Terry's property

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  • Communication During the Process of M&a

    White paper Communication during the process of M&A Mergers and acquisitions provide a great opportunity for growth to the organizations. Together the companies can strive for growth and higher profits using smaller amount of resources. However, it is not easily implemented and many factors should be taken in consideration in order for the merger to be beneficial and successful. Studies show different numbers, but according to Harvard Business Review, 70 to 90% of mergers fail and therefore

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  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina Rhondalyn N. Fluellen SCI 362 June 29, 2011 University of Phoenix Shelby Frutchey Hurricane Katrina On August 29, 2005, one of the worst storms in history made landfall in the United States’ southern region. This massive storm’s name is Hurricane Katrina. It destroyed southern states such as Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. This storm affected the lives of people from all over the United States. Several individuals went without living in their homes, clothing, water

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  • Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy Research Paper Super storm Hurricane Sandy occurred from October 22, 2012 – October 31st, 2012. It was a storm that many people have never seen before and may never see again. Hurricane sandy destroyed homes, businesses, and took lives all in the process. When it comes to business continuity, what did the government, businesses/utilities, financial organizations and individuals do prior to the storm, during the storm, and after the storm. Hurricane sandy had an overall impact

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  • Project Management Failure of Hurricane Katrina

    93174/Man 3583 Class Project The Disaster Relief Project of Post- Hurricane Katrina On August 29, 2005 the levees broke and started the flooding of the city with depths of more than 10 feet of water in some places. The category 4 storm had already taken its toll on the city. The head of DHS Michael Chertoff waited a total of 24 hours after receiving knowledge that the levees were breached to make the designation that hurricane Katrina was a "incident of national significance--requiring an extensive

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  • Communication During a Crisis

    Communicating During a Crisis Rosie Perez June 22, 2014 HCS/350 HealthCare Communication Communication during a Crisis During a crisis, we have a million things running through our mind as healthcare providers. Granted, we practice for earthquakes, fires, etc., but when the event actually occurs it can be difficult to take a step back and stop to think about what to do first. We may be so frazzled about what is occurring around us that our communication skills, or what we are trying to

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  • Andrew Carnegie

    The Man, the Story Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie came from humble begins, born in Scotland on 25th November 1835. He and his parents stayed in Scotland until 1848 when they went to America, due to the economic depression. He had his first job at the age of 12 in a cotton factory but his knew that he had to continue to get an education by going to night school. “At 14 Carnegie became a messenger boy in the local Pittsburgh Telegraph Office. His abilities were noticed by Thomas A. Scott, the superintendent

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  • Benny Andrews

    Benny Andrews was a painter, writer, printmaker, sculptor, book illustrator and teacher. His work, like his background, was complex and multi-faceted. A storyteller at heart and self-described “people’s painter,” Andrews focused on figurative social commentary depicting the struggles, atrocities, and everyday occurrences in the world, but he was not satisfied to use art as a substitute for action. Benny Andrews was born on November 13, 1930, in Plainview, Georgia, a small farming community three

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  • Andrew Young

    Andrew Jackson Young Andrew Jackson Young Jr. was born March 12, 1932 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His mother was Daisy Full Young a school teacher, and his father was Andrew Jackson Young Sr., a dentist. Young’s father hired a professional boxer to teach Andrew and his brother how to fight, so they could defend themselves. From that, Andrew decided that violence was not the path he would choose to follow. After beginning his higher education at Dillard University, Young transferred

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  • Hurricane Katrina and the City of New Orleans

    Running head: HURRICANE KATRINA AND THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS Hurricane Katrina and the City of New Orleans Carlos F. Campos Introduction to Public Safety Administration 302 Professor Wertman February 7, 2016 1 HURRICANE KATRINA AND THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS 2 Abstract Hurricane Katrina hit the southern states of Louisiana and Missouri in late August of 2015 almost as a Category 3 hurricane leaving behind death, devastation, and displaced people. The Washington Times (2005) reported

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  • Andrew Yard

    Thomas Recruiting Andrew Yard (A) Problem Statement: Joseph Rogers recruited Andrew Yard to fulfill the role of managing Ayoub Companies (AC) retail sector however he insulted Andrew Yard in the process by attempting to motivate him through compensation to join the company sooner than arranged. Hypothesis 1: Joseph Rogers appears to have a true disconnect with emotional intelligence and understanding Andrew Yard’s motivation. In the reading, Andrew Yard clearly stated during the interviews that

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  • Hurricanes

    Hurricanes are low pressure weather systems that are formed in the tropics. But what else do we know about hurricanes? What makes a hurricane? How are they categorized? What makes a storm a hurricane? Hurricanes, named for “Huracan”, the god of evil. Hurricanes are very dangerous storms that are capable of causing mass destruction. The ocean’s warm waters are the fuel the hurricane needs to develop and strengthen (temperatures of about 80 degrees F. or 26 degrees C

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  • Hurricane Bob

    HURRICANE BOB The world is filled with many wonders and natural disasters that are powerful enough to remember forever. It has always historically seemed that most natural disasters are weather related and Mother Nature in her fury can be some of the most awesome spectacles on the planet. Hurricane Bob was one of the most catastrophic and vigorous natural disasters to hit the east coast United States in the past century. On August 16th 1991, a tropical depression formed 200 miles to the east

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  • Hurricane Katrina

    After the recent disaster of Hurricane Katrina, there have been many opportunities to examine the multiple sides of the story. Many of these sides have been released to the public, but told with conflicting viewpoints. The most common conflict brought up again and again is between FEMA and the relief victims. Relief victims and FEMA argue over humanitarian aid issues such as evacuation, supplies, and housing. Evacuation was the most important humanitarian effort that FEMA could provide. Getting

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  • Hurricane Mitigation

    The primary effects of hurricanes are that they are one of the most destructive natural hazards, both in terms of frequency and death toll. They pose a major threat to coastal areas, related to the storm surge threat. They are a multiple hazard, since loss of life and property can be a result of one of several factors; Heavy rain, High wind velocity, Storm surge, as a result of the above and low central pressure they also include secondary effects, Flooding, landslides, and related damage. Impacts

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  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina: Race and Class in America and the Failure of Its Government Carlus R. Townsend English 215 2/25/12 Introduction How hurricane Katrina exposed Racism in the US Hurricane Katrina that happened 7 years ago was a natural adversity. Few years following Hurricane Katrina, individuals are still feeling the repercussion and queries of racism. Katrina uncovered racism and division inequality in America, and the way the government failed the citizens in so many

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  • Communication During and After Hurricane Andrew

    Communication During and After Hurricane Andrew The largest natural disaster ever recorded in the history of the United States was hurricane Andrew, which struck South Dade County, Florida, as midnight turned the clock into August 24, 1992. Contrary to what the American news media broadcast across the United States and throughout Europe, the first outer wall of the hurricane unexpectedly slammed into South Dade, packing 214+ mph winds which quickly escalated to 350+ mph. Most of the 414

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  • Hurricanes

    Hurricanes are one of the deadliest and most expensive natural disasters around. They are more common in areas of humid yet moist weather so they are very foreign to certain places. But to the places were hurricanes are the norm, the people take them extremely seriously because they kill people and ruin countless amounts of property. Hurricanes can attack and harm people in so many ways they can kill people, leave them homeless, it leaves children orphaned and disable them. On the west coast of the

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