The storm caused significant amounts of damage and over 400 fatalities. Devastation struck the country and likely inspired the line, “And heard the sound of rushing wind,” which ended the poem with a sense of more agony to come. (Kees) It seems that no matter what one might believe, Kees’ free verse represents some form of
The strong winds spread debris across the land scape of Texas as it ripped through the structures destroying anything in its direct path. The strong winds accounted for some of the damage but the wind wasn’t the only factor that caused property damage. The main cause was from the flooding/storm surge. As talked about in the previous paragraph the surge was the leading cause of damages. The estimate cost in damages are expected to reach 160 billion.
“Hurricane Katrina itself did a great deal of damage, but its aftermath was catastrophic” (History). On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall at 6:10 am on the Louisiana Coast as a category 4 storm. As with many hurricanes and storms, evacuations are ordered for the safety of the people. Despite the numerous amount of Hurricanes and storms that have ravaged throughout the Gulf Coast, the area was not prepared for it. Many chose to not obey the order of evacuation and decided to remain in their homes.
The National Weather Service continues to watch the storm closely and assess and damage caused. So far, there has only been minor damage reported from the tornadoes that touched down in Iowa and Nebraska. Heavy damage or not, the November Witch will continue to wreak havoc for the residents caught up in her nasty brew and should be ready to hunker down for an unpredictable
This flood was one of the few flood myths that stretched across the entire world and killed millions. It lasted many long and gruelling years before it ended and a new generation took over the wasted land. The story of Ogyges is closely related to Deucalion’s flood story mainly because this flood was horrifying and it wiped out a majority of the world. However, Deucalion’s flood story had a much better ending mainly because his father Prometheus warned him of it and gave Deucalion a head start. Ogyges had no time to prepare mainly because he was unaware of the flood that was going to hit his land and his people.
My other neighbors lived because they put boards over there windows and evacuated as soon as they could. There house was perfect when they got home because they put boards on the windows. Not very many people survived hurricane Tera it was a tragic event in the history of the United States. This was the worst event to ever take place on American soil. If you hear about a hurricane you should evacuate as quick as you can because you never know how bad the hurricane will be or if it will kill you.
The war broke out. I survived. We were all trapped in this dome since about 3 weeks back where the war and the attackers that barged in and flipped everything for us as a community. The war hitting was like a lightning bolt from the sky, dangerous, rare with the fact that you don’t see them often and fast when it strikes. That what happened when the war hit.
The Motive,Bombing, and Aftermath of OKC Bombing On April 11 1995, residents of Oklahoma City began their day as they normally did. They did not realize it might be their last day on earth. At 9:02am their lives would change forever. The Murrah building was bombed and many people lost their lives. People may have wondered the motive, the bombing, and the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing.
Over 20 million individuals merely making it to the next morning on just $2.00 a day, malnourished, in poor living conditions, and uneducated. Children running around unclothed, many sick and left on the streets without parents. Disasters are constantly affecting the area by tropical storms developing in to hurricanes or even the wide spread of deadly diseases. A hurricane had impacted the area months ago, but it seemed as if it had just happened yesterday. Going back to my original roots in Mexico, specifically the border town of Juarez, exposed me to the everyday lifestyle these individuals face including some of my family members who live over there.
The blizzard on January 12, 1888 will forever be known as one of the most disastrous storms in history. The storm earned the name “the children’s blizzard” because so many children lives were taken in this malicious storm. Could something have been done to prevent such a large death toll? Yes. If the proper steps had been taken to warn the people of the approaching bad weather, then many could have taken the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of their family and livestock.
In sixteenth February, 1983, a massive bushfire which we now know as Ash Wednesday had started. It didn’t kill as many people as the Black Saturday Bushfire did, but it did destroy 3000 houses. History repeated itself and the government was not prepared for it. The government knew that, bushfires
All things considered, even though the Great Flood caused a lot of damage and devastation, it was also the cause of a major political change which in the long run was probably better. The flood changed the way that many states provided relief from natural disasters and the responsibility of government in assisting the victims that were affected by the disasters. The flood also changed the way that people lived, due to the fact that it destroyed multiple houses and towns. The Great Flood of 1927 is classified as one of the worst natural disasters of the 1900’s because of how many towns it destroyed and displaced when the MIssissippi overflowed into 11 states from Illinois to Louisiana. The flood was especially terrible because of how long it lasted, which was about 4 months.
During my time in high school, I would get Bs and Cs, but now at Brookdale, I am getting grades I could only dream of and also enjoy learning athte same time. For example, the ALP was tough at first but during all the journals, the freewrites, and the essays were really were not so bad and they were easier because I paid attention to my professor on writing better and to make my emotions on paper,. To summarize how Brookdale was a good choice for me was I met good people, the courses, less money to spend, has a great hands on learning experience, and getting good grades. For all the new students in the ALP, learn and enjoy being in that program because that program really helped me learn two English courses in one semester so that