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To be used IN faculties AND LIBRARIES purely. A dialogue concerning the havoc wrecked through tropical storms.

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A community must do many things before it is StormReady. For example, it must have a 24-hour warning point and emergency operations center. In November 2002, a tornado hit Van Wert County, Ohio. The StormReady warning alert system in a movie theater went off. More than 50 people escaped. Only minutes later, a tornado whipped through the building. It hurled cars into the movie screen and onto the seats. This is one example of Storm Ready’s success. The National Weather Service hopes to save more lives with the Storm Ready system.

More than 50 people escaped. Only minutes later, a tornado whipped through the building. It hurled cars into the movie screen and onto the seats. This is one example of Storm Ready’s success. The National Weather Service hopes to save more lives with the Storm Ready system. html 62 Bibliography Brennan, Kristine. The Galveston Hurricane. Great Disasters, Reforms and Ramifications. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2002. Challoner, Jack. Hurricane & Tornado. DK Eyewitness Books. , 2000. Hirschmann, Kris.

A 20-foot storm surge swept the coast. 30-foot waves smashed against homes along the beaches. The storm also brought heavy rains to the whole Northeast. This added to the flooding caused by the storm surge. 30 More than 600 people died in this terrible storm. Thousands of homes were lost. Repairing the damage cost more than any other storm up till then. Hurricane Mitch, 1998 Storms kill more people in poor countries. There is not enough money to build sturdy houses. The people may not have phones to call for help or radios and TVs to watch for storm warnings.

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