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Hurricane Sandy

Consequences of hurricane Sandy in the US
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Ingvild Oftedal

on 16 January 2013

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Transcript of Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy -East coast
-Caribbean
-United States
-October 2012
-Tropical wave
-Tropical Storm
-One of the biggest storms
-Hit at 6.30pm local time. New York -Hit badly
-Without power
-200 firefighters
-80 homes - destroyed
-Killed by falling trees Affected 24 states -Mayor Michael Bloomberg
-Evacuate the city
-370 000 people -
left their homes
-Friends and family
-Evacuation area
-72 Shelters -Florida to Maine

-Michigan and Wisconsin

-New Jersey and New York

-New York – October 29

-Flooding streets, tunnels and subway lines

-Cutting power

-$63 billion USD -What to expect to happen
-The world gets warmer
-Warmer seas -
more energy
-Cyclone systems
-Higher wind speeds
-More rainfall
-Warmest year "Was it caused by global warming, or was it just natural?" -Inspirational stories

-Heroic rescues and kindness

-Left contact information -The note

-Radio station host

-Call the number

-Abel to connect

-Mike - survived Social media sites Afterwards The Law -9.7 billion bill
-Damages
-Borrow authority
-FEMA
(Federal Emergency
Management Agency)
-Run out of money
-Congress
-Over 55 people died
-Rushed over the US Summary -People’s homes
-Over 55 people died
-370 000 people – left their homes
-Tropical wave
-Tropical storm
-US east coast
-Damages – 9.7 billion US dollars Sources:

CBC NEWS:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/10/28/hurricane-sandy.html
DAILY MAIL
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2224411/Hurricane-Sandy-2012-Misery-UK-travellers-Frankenstorm-closes-airports-turns-New-York-ghost-town.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2225611/Hurricane-Sandy-2012-Superstorm-forces-coffins-dead-rise-ground.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2225108/Hurricane-Sandy-2012-pictures-FIFTY-DEAD--NOT-over.html
HUFFINGTON POST
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/06/hurricane-sandy-fishermen_n_2421252.html?utm_hp_ref=hurricane-sandy-2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/06/hurricane-sandy-aid_n_2421095.html?utm_hp_ref=hurricane-sandy-2012#slide=1706828
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/03/a-hurricane-sandy-victim-_n_2066776.html http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/tomchiversscience/100186825/is-hurricane-sandy-the-product-of-global-warming-youre-asking-the-wrong-question/
WIKIPEDIA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Sandy
TELEGRAPH
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9642169/Hurricane-Sandy-live.html Inspirational story
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