The Joplin Tornado was a very extreme F-5 tornado that killed and injured many people. To begin, the articles "The Evil Swirling Darkness" and the article "A Storm Chaser 's First-Hand Account of the Joplin Tornado" both give very different accounts of what happened the day of the tornado. One example of a difference between the two articles is how the second article talks a lot about how after the tornado had finished, there were no emergency responders that came to help the people who had experienced the tornado. The second article talks about this towards it 's end. Another difference between the two articles is that the storm chaser article talks about pulling people out from the rubble after the tornado took place.
Due to the dust bowl the Hokies went to California and took jobs. People even made their own little town called Hooverville. It was a town for homeless people To Kill A Mockingbird is a book where a dad is due to defend a black person and he teaches his children not be racist or judge other people on how they act or on what they do or look like. The dust bowl destroyed a lot of things and it cause a lot of people to have nothing. Like in the book, Mr.Cunningham did not have any money to pay people so he had to use his own food he
It calls for immediate mobilization towards safety. After a Tornado Listen to the National Weather Forecast an local news for further instructions as well as information Stay away from damaged structures Beware of faulty and busted power grids gas leaks Document any structural damage to any of your properties (homes, belongings, vehicles) for future insurance claims Help with the cleaning of medications, toxic cleaning supplies, flammable liquids and anything that could become hazardous to rescuers Also known as the May 3rd tornado, the Bridge Creek – Moore Tornado witnessed a total of 74 tornadoes wrecking across two states in less than one day. The most tornadoes to hit simultaneously was 4. The strongest was classified highest in the Fujita Tornado Scale (F-5). It lasted little over one and a half hours and touched the ground just outside of Oklahoma City, wind wind speed at a record high 301
Statement of the Problem Among the events that have had a drastic shaping on human events throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are natural disasters. Often times, a natural disaster will leave residents of affected areas in a state of awe as they seek to understand what exactly happened. One such example is Hurricane Hugo. Hurricane Hugo was a storm that dealt damage to the entire coast of South Carolina in September, 1989. However, one problem that historians have run into with the discussion on Hurricane Hugo is that very few works have been written on the overlying impact Hurricane Hugo had on the entire Low Country of South Carolina.
Because of that, U.S. citizens need to be prepared for these horrific events, especially Louisiana most recently. Louisiana has been one of the country’s latest “victims” of these phenomena, but the southern state’s recent experiences are just one of many every month, if not every week. Cities within several states experience destruction and devastation, and most do not know how to cope with all the loss that results after it. Knowing that, it would make sense that people would feel a little bit of relief knowing that at least there is a plan when these occurrences happen. Shock and surprise is not fun for anyone in any situation, but preparation helps anyone and everyone feel a little better about the cause and effects of every situation; good or
This was one of the biggest attempts to help out and better lives of Freedmen during reconstruction, and it was successful. Conclusively, The Reconstruction Era was a constructive time for Freedmen. Government officials implemented many amendments and laws to help them out, and most of them did work. Not only were they released from slavery, but given citizenship and rights only white men had at the time. They even enforced a whole system just to give Freedmen their basic needs after slaver.
He was known over all Sosnowiec… I traded also with Pfefer, a fine young man -- a Zionist… His wife ran screaming in the street. I was frightened to go outside for a few days’ ” (Spiegelman 83-84). Vladek used to trade or buy from Cohn and Pfefer, and since they got caught, he was afraid that he might be next. He isolated himself for a few days and stayed inside, hoping that no one would suspect his close acquaintance with either of them. This shows how Jews being silent and secretive in order to survive could lead to violence, or even death, if caught.
The Jim Crow laws made it so that many black people became powerless as they couldn’t vote. They couldn’t vote because the lawmakers passed a law to make it so that people had to pay to vote. Because many black people at the time were poor many of them couldn’t pay this fee of voting and were left powerless when it came to political decisions. That is not the only way that the lawmakers made it so the blacks were powerless. They also made it so white and black people couldn’t be together in public so there had to be different railway cars, water fountains, stores, restaurants and pretty much their whole lives were apart.
Ken Kaye, in his article “Disaster Struck without Warning” (2003) he explains that for almost for two weeks, forecasters stationed around the Caribbean foresaw a storm that could cause massive damage, but lost sight of it which caused it to deal lots of damage to South Florida. Kaye supports his explanation by informing about different but similar situations, for example: people like Richard Grey and Robert Mykle studied and witnessed massive storms destroying towns and lives. The author’s purpose is to inform that storms can come out of nowhere even if they are spotted by experts, so that next time there’s a dangerous storm in your area you can be more cautious. The author writes in an informal tone for people who live in areas that are vulnerable
Roar of the Crowd On April 27, 2015,There was a protest about the recent death of Freddie Grey who died while in police custody and following other similar incidents all over the country. There was rioting and looting and burning of business buildings in the communities but the police were told to not to use lethal force. However they were outgunned and outnumbered by Baltimore rioters. Only when a curfew was established and National Guard was brought in, was the riot quelled. Potential rioters were told to go home and not come out until 5am.
The Town of South Amboy was devastated, after it was struck by super storm Sandy on October 29, 2012. The town of South Amboy lost basic services and first responders were working to their full capacity in order to meet the town’s need. There is a Senior assisted living facility in the town of South Amboy near the shore area, the facility housed approximately fifty residents. The view is beautiful from there; however, due to the proximity to the ocean, it’s also a dangerous place due to flooding. The magnitude of super storm Sandy obligated everyone in the facility to evacuate in order to stay alive.
PASSPORTS AND VISAS DAMAGED BY HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA Following the devastation that ravaged Florida and Texas early September after Hurricane Harvey and Irma left hundreds homeless, jobless and emotionally distraught, America Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), in a bid to ease the suffering of immigrants published a document titled “CBP Practice Alert.” The document was targeted at foreign nationals owning water-damaged passports and visas as a result of Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Following the plague of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, the body (AILA), showed that many foreign residents had their passports or visas damaged by water. The association advised that foreign nationals with such water-damaged documents with the intent of travelling abroad either by air or through the borders should either have their passports/visas replaced before leaving or allow for ample time for application and replacements of new passport before
The storm flooded whole streets in the suburban areas, shutdown subway lines, left millions of homes without power for weeks, closed major airports, and resulted in the evacuation of over 370,000 people in the city (Dolnick NYTimes). Experts believe that the storm also created mini-tornadoes causing even more untold damage that totaled to 15.8 million dollars in damages (Dolnick NYTimes). This storm, that stuck about one year before Sandy, was many New Yorkers’ first experience of a storm that violent. When Irene made contact with New York, it was downgraded to a tropical storm, not a hurricane. This storm is important because it resulted in many policy changes in New York’s legislation in terms of storm preparation and preparedness.
Following the tragic event, the Water and Sewage Board in New Orleans ordered taller levees to be constructed. Hurricane Betsy in 1965 caused leaders to redesign the levee system and the responsibility of levee construction was placed under the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Once again citizens of New Orleans started to reconstruct their city after another natural disaster. Only forty years later Hurricane Katrina, the unfortunate event that was due to the failure of levees to withhold water, left many homeless, dead and looting for survival. Not only did the levees fail the people of New Orleans, but their government also fell short of supplying the desperate citizens of the city with aid and support.
It struck with winds up to 140 mph. Although the hurricane created substantial damage, the aftermath had fatal consequences. The levees that were supposed to withhold a Category 3 hurricane in turn failed and about 50 breaches were created. The 50 breaches were the result of failed construction, neglect of upkeep.The City of New Orleans local & federal legislation should supply the money in order to secure the well being of the city. During the reconstruction period, New Orleans local officials were looking for a massive amount of aid in